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Circuits, Communications and Systems, Pacific-Asia Conference on (2009)
Chengdu, China
May 16, 2009 to May 17, 2009
ISBN: 978-0-7695-3614-9
pp: 465-468
ABSTRACT
A new unsymmetrical photochromic diarylethene compound, 1-[2-methyl-5-(4-cyanophenyl)-3-thienyl]-2-[2-methyl-5-(4-chlorophenyl)-3-thienyl] perfluorocyclopentene (1a), was synthesized and its photochemical properties, such as photochromism and kinetics in solution as well as in PMMA amorphous film, and electrochemical properties were investigated in detail. The results showed that the cyclization/cycloreversion process of the compound was determined to be the zeroth/first order reaction, and the electrochemical switching property can be potential use for electrochemistry data storage.
INDEX TERMS
diarylethene; photochromism; kinetic; electrochemical
CITATION
Gang Liu, Tianshe Yang, Shiqiang Cui, Weijun Liu, Shouzhi Pu, "Kinetics and Electrochemical Properties of a New Photochromic Diarylethene", Circuits, Communications and Systems, Pacific-Asia Conference on, vol. 00, no. , pp. 465-468, 2009, doi:10.1109/PACCS.2009.80
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