Instructor: Dr. Claudia Turro
Location: MacQuigg Lab 162
TuTh, 9:35 – 10:55 am

Autumn 2021 Syllabus

Link to papers for student presentations

Student Paper Presentation Schedule AU21

Resources and Handouts

Introductory Material

Ch 1 – Molecular Organic Photochemistry

Ch 3 – Transitions Between States

Ch 4 – Radiative Transitions Between Electronic States

Photochemistry of Inorganic & Organometallic Compounds (JM Kelly, 1975)

Photochemistry of Inorganic & Organometallic Compounds (JM Kelly, 1978)

Assigning Reactive Excited States in Inorganic Photochemistry (Adamson, 1981)

Inorganic Photochemistry – Then and Now (Adamson, 1993)

Ruthenium Polypyridyl Complexes

Femtosecond Absorption Spectroscopy of Metal Charge-Transfer Complexes (McCusker, 2003)

Molecular “Light Switch: for DNA: [Ru(bpy)2(dppz)]2+ (Friedman et al, 1990)

Tuning the [Ru(bpy)2(dppz)]2+ Light-Switch with Temperature (Brennaman et al, 2002)

[Ru(bpy)2(dppz)]2+ Light-Switch Mechanism in Protic Solvents (Brennaman et al, 2004)

Efficient DNA Photocleavage by [Ru(bpy)2(dppn)]2+ with Visible Light (Sun et al, 2010)

Osmium Polypyridyl Complexes

Interligand Electronic Transfer Dynamics in [Os(bpy)3]2+ (Shaw et al, 2004)

Iron Polypyridyl Complexes

Ultrafast Nonadiabatic Dynamics of [Fe(bpy)3]2+ in Solution (Gawelda et al, 2007)

Photochemistry of Bimetallic Complexes

Photochemistry of Metal-Metal Bonds

Directional Charge Transfer and Highly Reducing and Oxidizing Excited States of New Dirhodium(II,II) Complexes (Li et al, 2014)

Electronic Influences of Bridging and Chelating Diimine Ligand Coordinate in Rh2(II,II) Dimers (White et al, 2016)

New Rh2(II,II) Complexes for Solar Energy Applications (Whittemore et al, 2017)