Thermal Splitting of Bis-Cu(II) Octaphyrin( into Two Cu(II) Porphyrins

Yasuo Tanaka, Wataru Hoshino, Soji Shimizu, Katsuyuki Youfu, Naoki Aratani, Norihiko Maruyama, Shizuo Fujita, Atsuhiro Osuka

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When heated, bis-Cu(II) octaphyrin( is quantitatively split into two Cu(II) porphyrins both in solution and film states, which is accompanied by large absorption spectral changes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3046-3047
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Mar 17 2004
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Biochemistry
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry


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