Abstract

A photochromic reaction in Zn-tetrabenzoporphyrine-doped poly(methyl methacrylate) was investigated at room temperature. A one-quantum thermoreversible photoreaction could be initiated in the sample with 633-nm He–Ne laser irradiation. The photoreaction quantum yield depended strongly on the concentration of an additional electron acceptor. The changes of the refractive index were also measured.

© 1999 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article

References

  • View by:
  • |
  • |
  • |

  1. H. Dürr and H. Bouas-Laurent, Photochromism:?Molecules and Systems (Elsevier, Amsterdam, 1990).
  2. G. Manivannan and R. A. Lessard, Opt. Eng. 32, 665 (1994).
  3. R. A. Lessard, F. Gurusamy, and G. Manivannan, NATO ASI Ser. 9, 325 (1996).
  4. K. Kiroshita, K. Horie, S. Morino, and T. Nishikubo, Appl. Phys. Lett. 70, 2940 (1997).
    [CrossRef]
  5. A. Akella, S. L. Sochava, and L. Hesselink, Opt. Lett. 22, 919 (1997).
    [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  6. W. D. Hewson and L. P. Hager, in The Porphyrins, D. Dolphin, ed. (Academic, New York, 1979), Vol. 7, pp. 295–332.
    [CrossRef]
  7. H. S. Davies, A. Horman, and J. Fajer, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 76, 4170 (1979).
    [CrossRef]
  8. Z. Gasyna, W. R. Browett, and M. J. Stillman, J. Inorg. Chem. 23, 392 (1984).
    [CrossRef]
  9. Z. Gasyna, W. R. Browett, and M. J. Stillman, J. Inorg. Chim. Acta 92, 37 (1984).
    [CrossRef]

1997

K. Kiroshita, K. Horie, S. Morino, and T. Nishikubo, Appl. Phys. Lett. 70, 2940 (1997).
[CrossRef]

A. Akella, S. L. Sochava, and L. Hesselink, Opt. Lett. 22, 919 (1997).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

1996

R. A. Lessard, F. Gurusamy, and G. Manivannan, NATO ASI Ser. 9, 325 (1996).

1994

G. Manivannan and R. A. Lessard, Opt. Eng. 32, 665 (1994).

1984

Z. Gasyna, W. R. Browett, and M. J. Stillman, J. Inorg. Chem. 23, 392 (1984).
[CrossRef]

Z. Gasyna, W. R. Browett, and M. J. Stillman, J. Inorg. Chim. Acta 92, 37 (1984).
[CrossRef]

1979

H. S. Davies, A. Horman, and J. Fajer, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 76, 4170 (1979).
[CrossRef]

Akella, A.

Bouas-Laurent, H.

H. Dürr and H. Bouas-Laurent, Photochromism:?Molecules and Systems (Elsevier, Amsterdam, 1990).

Browett, W. R.

Z. Gasyna, W. R. Browett, and M. J. Stillman, J. Inorg. Chem. 23, 392 (1984).
[CrossRef]

Z. Gasyna, W. R. Browett, and M. J. Stillman, J. Inorg. Chim. Acta 92, 37 (1984).
[CrossRef]

Davies, H. S.

H. S. Davies, A. Horman, and J. Fajer, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 76, 4170 (1979).
[CrossRef]

Dürr, H.

H. Dürr and H. Bouas-Laurent, Photochromism:?Molecules and Systems (Elsevier, Amsterdam, 1990).

Fajer, J.

H. S. Davies, A. Horman, and J. Fajer, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 76, 4170 (1979).
[CrossRef]

Gasyna, Z.

Z. Gasyna, W. R. Browett, and M. J. Stillman, J. Inorg. Chem. 23, 392 (1984).
[CrossRef]

Z. Gasyna, W. R. Browett, and M. J. Stillman, J. Inorg. Chim. Acta 92, 37 (1984).
[CrossRef]

Gurusamy, F.

R. A. Lessard, F. Gurusamy, and G. Manivannan, NATO ASI Ser. 9, 325 (1996).

Hager, L. P.

W. D. Hewson and L. P. Hager, in The Porphyrins, D. Dolphin, ed. (Academic, New York, 1979), Vol. 7, pp. 295–332.
[CrossRef]

Hesselink, L.

Hewson, W. D.

W. D. Hewson and L. P. Hager, in The Porphyrins, D. Dolphin, ed. (Academic, New York, 1979), Vol. 7, pp. 295–332.
[CrossRef]

Horie, K.

K. Kiroshita, K. Horie, S. Morino, and T. Nishikubo, Appl. Phys. Lett. 70, 2940 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Horman, A.

H. S. Davies, A. Horman, and J. Fajer, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 76, 4170 (1979).
[CrossRef]

Kiroshita, K.

K. Kiroshita, K. Horie, S. Morino, and T. Nishikubo, Appl. Phys. Lett. 70, 2940 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Lessard, R. A.

R. A. Lessard, F. Gurusamy, and G. Manivannan, NATO ASI Ser. 9, 325 (1996).

G. Manivannan and R. A. Lessard, Opt. Eng. 32, 665 (1994).

Manivannan, G.

R. A. Lessard, F. Gurusamy, and G. Manivannan, NATO ASI Ser. 9, 325 (1996).

G. Manivannan and R. A. Lessard, Opt. Eng. 32, 665 (1994).

Morino, S.

K. Kiroshita, K. Horie, S. Morino, and T. Nishikubo, Appl. Phys. Lett. 70, 2940 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Nishikubo, T.

K. Kiroshita, K. Horie, S. Morino, and T. Nishikubo, Appl. Phys. Lett. 70, 2940 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Sochava, S. L.

Stillman, M. J.

Z. Gasyna, W. R. Browett, and M. J. Stillman, J. Inorg. Chim. Acta 92, 37 (1984).
[CrossRef]

Z. Gasyna, W. R. Browett, and M. J. Stillman, J. Inorg. Chem. 23, 392 (1984).
[CrossRef]

Appl. Phys. Lett.

K. Kiroshita, K. Horie, S. Morino, and T. Nishikubo, Appl. Phys. Lett. 70, 2940 (1997).
[CrossRef]

J. Inorg. Chem.

Z. Gasyna, W. R. Browett, and M. J. Stillman, J. Inorg. Chem. 23, 392 (1984).
[CrossRef]

J. Inorg. Chim. Acta

Z. Gasyna, W. R. Browett, and M. J. Stillman, J. Inorg. Chim. Acta 92, 37 (1984).
[CrossRef]

NATO ASI Ser.

R. A. Lessard, F. Gurusamy, and G. Manivannan, NATO ASI Ser. 9, 325 (1996).

Opt. Eng.

G. Manivannan and R. A. Lessard, Opt. Eng. 32, 665 (1994).

Opt. Lett.

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA

H. S. Davies, A. Horman, and J. Fajer, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 76, 4170 (1979).
[CrossRef]

Other

W. D. Hewson and L. P. Hager, in The Porphyrins, D. Dolphin, ed. (Academic, New York, 1979), Vol. 7, pp. 295–332.
[CrossRef]

H. Dürr and H. Bouas-Laurent, Photochromism:?Molecules and Systems (Elsevier, Amsterdam, 1990).

Cited By

OSA participates in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. Citing articles from OSA journals and other participating publishers are listed here.

Alert me when this article is cited.


Figures (4)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Absorption spectra of a 1-mm film of Zn-TBP–PMMA before (filled squares) and after (open squares) irradiation at 633  nm. The incident power was 500 mW/cm2, and the irradiation time was 30  min.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Influence of electron acceptor presence on photoreaction efficiency. Photodegradation of Zn-TBP absorption in the two samples after irradiation with the same laser fluence is shown. The curve with filled circles corresponds to the sample with an electron acceptor concentration of 10-1 mol/l, and the curve with the open circles corresponds to the sample without an electron acceptor (acceptor concentration less than 10-3 mol/l).

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Absorption spectra of the sample one day (1) and one week (2) after irradiation. The spectra are shifted along the y axis for better resolution. The inset shows a difference between the spectra of practically zero.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Wavelength dependence of the refractive index of a sample with an acceptor concentration of 10-1 mol/l before and after 20  min of irradiation with a laser intensity of 500 mW/cm2 at 633  nm. The bleaching of the Zn-TBP absorption band is 60%.

Equations (2)

Equations on this page are rendered with MathJax. Learn more.

PP*,
P*+AP++A-,

Metrics