Study on the intermediate of photooxidative degradation of phenylenevinylene oligomers

Study on the intermediate of photooxidative degradation of phenylenevinylene oligomers The results of the investigation on photooxidative degradation of five phenylenevinylene oligomers are as follows. The sequence of the photodegradation rate in self-sensitized reaction is the same as that in the biacetyl-sensitized reaction and the rate of photooxidative degradation increases upon the incorporation of electron-donating groups and decreases upon the incorporation of electron-accepting groups on the oligomers. The self-sensitized reaction rate of oligomers increases as the solvent changing from benzene to deuterated benzene and decreases with the addition of the singlet oxygen (1O2) scavenger. 1O2 is shown to be the main reactive intermediate in self-sensitized photolysis of phenylenevinylene oligomers, which was directly confirmed by ESR spin trapping experiments. Research on Chemical Intermediates Springer Journals

Study on the intermediate of photooxidative degradation of phenylenevinylene oligomers

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Copyright © 2001 by VSP 2001
Chemistry; Inorganic Chemistry; Physical Chemistry
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