Photochemistry of organic compounds [electronic resource] : from concepts to practice / Petr Klán, Jakob Wirz.

Klán, Petr.
Chichester, U.K. : Wiley, 2009.
Postgraduate chemistry series.
Postgraduate chemistry series
1 online resource (583 p.)
Organic compounds -- Synthesis.
Organic photochemistry.
Electronic books.
Photochemistry of Organic Compounds: From Concepts to Practice provides a hands-on guide demonstrating the underlying principles of photochemistry and, by reference to a range of organic reaction types, its effective use in the synthesis of new organic compounds and in various applications. The book presents a complete and methodical approach to the topic,Working from basic principles, discussing key techniques and studies of reactive intermediates, and illustrating synthetic photochemical procedures.Incorporating special topics and case studies covering various applicatio
Photochemistry Of Organic Compounds: From Concepts To Practice; Contents; Special Topics; Case Studies; Foreword; Preface; 1 Introduction; 1.1 Who's Afraid of Photochemistry?; 1.2 Electromagnetic Radiation; 1.3 Perception of Colour; 1.4 Electronic States: Elements of Molecular Quantum Mechanics; 1.5 Problems; 2 A Crash Course in Photophysics and a Classification of Primary Photoreactions; 2.1 Photophysical Processes; 2.1.1 State Diagrams; 2.1.2 Beer-Lambert Law; 2.1.3 Calculation of Fluorescence Rate Constants from Absorption Spectra; 2.1.4 Dipole and Transition Moments, Selection Rules
2.1.5 Rate Constants of Internal Conversion the Energy Gap Law; 2.1.6 Rate Constants of Intersystem Crossing, El Sayed Rules; 2.1.7 Quantum Yield: Definition; 2.1.8 Kasha and Vavilov Rules; 2.1.9 Franck-Condon Principle; 2.2 Energy Transfer, Quenching and Sensitization; 2.2.1 Diffusion-Controlled Reactions in Solution, Spin Statistics; 2.2.2 Energy Transfer; 2.2.3 Excimers and Exciplexes; 2.2.4 Delayed Fluorescence; 2.2.5 Dioxygen; 2.3 A Classification of Photochemical Reaction Pathways; 2.4 Problems; 3 Techniques and Methods; 3.1 Light Sources, Filters and Detectors
3.2 Preparative Irradiation3.3 Absorption Spectra; 3.4 Steady-State Emission Spectra and their Correction; 3.5 Time-Resolved Luminescence; 3.6 Absorption and Emission Spectroscopy with Polarized Light; 3.7 Flash Photolysis; 3.7.1 Kinetic Flash Photolysis; 3.7.2 Spectrographic Detection Systems; 3.7.3 Pump-Probe Spectroscopy; 3.7.4 Analysis of Kinetic Data; 3.7.5 Global Analysis of Transient Optical Spectra; 3.8 Time-Resolved IR and Raman Spectroscopy; 3.9 Quantum Yields; 3.9.1 Differential Quantum Yield; 3.9.2 Actinometry; 3.9.3 Spectrophotometric Determination of the Reaction Progress
3.9.4 Reversible Photoreactions3.9.5 Luminescence Quantum Yields; 3.9.6 Polychromatic Actinometry and Heterogeneous Systems; 3.9.7 Relating Quantum Yields to Rate Constants; 3.9.8 Stern-Volmer Analysis; 3.9.9 Quantum Yields of Triplet Formation; 3.9.10 Experimental Arrangements for Quantum Yield Measurements; 3.10 Low-Temperature Studies; Matrix Isolation; 3.11 Photoacoustic Calorimetry; 3.12 Two-Photon Absorption Spectroscopy; 3.13 Single-Molecule Spectroscopy; 3.14 Problems; 4 Quantum Mechanical Models of Electronic Excitation and Photochemical Reactivity
4.1 Boiling Down the Schrödinger Equation4.2 Hückel Molecular Orbital Theory; 4.3 HMO Perturbation Theory; 4.4 Symmetry Considerations; 4.5 Simple Quantum Chemical Models of Electronic Excitation; 4.6 Pairing Theorems and Dewar's PMO Theory; 4.7 The Need for Improvement; SCF, CI and DFT Calculations; 4.8 Spin-Orbit Coupling; 4.9 Theoretical Models of Photoreactivity, Correlation Diagrams; 4.10 Problems; 4.11 Appendix; 4.11.1 First-Order Perturbation; 4.11.2 Second-Order Perturbation; 5 Photochemical Reaction Mechanisms and Reaction Intermediates; 5.1 What is a Reaction Mechanism?
5.2 Electron Transfer
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [471]-548) and index.
Wirz, Jakob.
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