Search for dissertations about: "Transient absorption spectroscopy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 46 swedish dissertations containing the words Transient absorption spectroscopy.

  1. 1. Shining Light on Molecules : Electron Transfer Processes in Model Systems for Solar Energy Conversion Investigated by Transient Absorption Spectroscopy

    Author : Jens Föhlinger; Leif Hammarström; Davidsson Jan; Benjamin Dietzek; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; photophysics; photoinduced electron transfer; transient absorption spectroscopy; laser spectroscopy; solar energy conversion; p-type DSSCs; Charge separation; recombination; mesoporous NiO;

    Abstract : In the recent years, solar energy conversion has attracted a huge research interest due to the potential application for limiting the greenhouse effect. In many solar cells and solar fuel cells, understanding of charge transfer (CT) and recombination is important for future improvement of the overall efficiency. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ultrafast, Non-Equilibrium Electron Transfer Reactions of Molecular Complexes in Solution

    Author : Jonas Petersson; Leif Hammarström; Antonín Vlček; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; electron transfer; laser; spectroscopy; transient absorption; anisortopy; inter ligand electron transfer; dye sensitized solar cell; DSSC; vibrational relaxation; ultrafast dynamics; fs spectroscopy; Kemi med inriktning mot kemisk fysik; Chemistry with specialization in Chemical Physics;

    Abstract : Photoinduced electron transfer is a fundamentally interesting process; it occurs everywhere in the natural world. Studies on electron transfer shed light on questions about the interaction between molecules and how the dynamics of these can be utilized to steer the electron transfer processes to achieve a desired goal. READ MORE

  3. 3. Energy migration and charge formation in conjugated polymers

    Author : Yuri Zaushitsyn; Kemisk fysik; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; magnetic resonance; relaxation; spectroscopy; Kondenserade materiens egenskaper:elektronstruktur; egenskaper elektriska; magnetiska och optiska ; supraledare; magnetisk resonans; spektroskopi; supraconductors; magnetic and optical properties; electrical; energy transfer; Physics; Fysik; Condensed matter:electronic structure; transient absorption spectroscopy; conjugated polymer; charge photogeneration;

    Abstract : The main part of the thesis is concerned with charge photogeneration in conjugated polymers. MeLPPP and POMeOPT films were investigated by transient absorption spectroscopy using different excitation photon energies and light intensities with and without an external electric field. READ MORE

  4. 4. Exploring Electron Transfer Dynamics of Novel Dye Sensitized Photocathodes : Towards Solar Cells and Solar Fuels

    Author : Lei Zhang; Leif Hammarström; Yiying Wu; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Electron transfer; Laser spectroscopy; Femtosecond spectroscopy; Transient absorption; NiO; DSSCs; DSSFDs; Charge separation; Solar energy conversion; Nanosecond photolysis; Photophysics; Kemi med inriktning mot kemisk fysik; Chemistry with specialization in Chemical Physics;

    Abstract : The design of dyes for NiO-based dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs) has drawn attention owing to their potential applications in photocatalysis and because they are indispensable for the development of tandem dye-sensitized solar cells. The understanding of the electron transfer mechanisms and dynamics is beneficial to guide further dye design and further improve the performance of photocathode in solar cells and solar fuel devices. READ MORE

  5. 5. Stepping into Catalysis : Kinetic and Mechanistic Investigations of Photo- and Electrocatalytic Hydrogen Production with Natural and Synthetic Molecular Catalysts

    Author : Daniel Streich; Leif Hammarström; Reiner Lomoth; Clifford Kubiak; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Artificial photosynthesis; photocatalysis; electrocatalysis; hydrogen production; proton reduction; hydrogenase; iron complex; active site model; catalytic mechanism; transient absorption; spectroscopy; electrochemistry; cyclic voltammetry; Kemi med inriktning mot kemisk fysik; Chemistry with specialization in Chemical Physics;

    Abstract : In light of its rapidly growing energy demand, human society has an urgent need to become much more strongly reliant on renewable and sustainable energy carriers. Molecular hydrogen made from water with solar energy could provide an ideal case. READ MORE