Rod-Like Nano-Light Harvester

erstellt am: 16.12.2013 | von: frank | Kategorie(n):

Imitating the natural “energy cascade” architecture, we present a single-molecular rod-like nano-light harvester (NLH) based on a cylindrical polymer brush. Block copolymer side chains carrying (9,9-diethylfl uoren-2-yl)methyl methacrylate units as light absorbing antennae (energy donors) are tethered to a linear polymer backbone containing 9-anthracenemethyl methacrylate units as emitting groups (energy acceptors). These NLHs exhibit very effi cient energy absorption and transfer. Moreover, we manipulate the energy transfer by tuning the donor–acceptor distance.

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