Photochemistry II

 

Objectives and content

CH-443  Photochemistry II

Lecture notes/ course transcript

Copies of slides presented during the lectures are provided in pdf format. The text contained on each slide also serve as course transcript.

Course transcript (printer-ready)

Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Lesson 3 Lesson 4 Lesson 5
Lesson 6 Lesson 7 Lesson 8 Lesson 9 Lesson 10
Lesson 11 Lesson 12 Lesson 13 Lesson 14 Chapter_12
 Problems and solutions
Problem 7.1 Solution 7.1
Problem 7.2 Solution 7.2
Problem 7.3 Solution 7.3
Recorded lectures

During the 2021 Spring semester, the course was taught under conditions dictated by the rules imposed by EPFL in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The lectures were transmitted by Zoom streaming. Records of the 14 lessons are accessible from the links displayed here below..

Lesson 1 (24 Feb.) Lesson 2 (3 Mar.) Lesson 3 (10 Mar.) Lesson 4 (17 Mar.)
Lesson 5 (24 Mar.) Lesson 6 (31 Mar.) Lesson 7 (14 Apr.) Lesson 8 (21 Apr.)
Lesson 9 (28 Apr.) Lesson 10 (5 May) Lesson 11 (12 May) Lesson 12 (19 May)
Lesson 13 (26 May) Lesson 14 (2 Jun.)
Further readings: Textbooks, book chapters, reviews, and reference articles

Photochemistry textbooks (ask the teacher for a password)
B. Wardle “Principles and Applications of Photochemistry”, Wiley, 2009
J. Delaire et al. “Photophysique et photochimie”, EDP Sciences, 2016
References to other valuable textbooks

Dynamics of homogeneous electron transfer
R. A. Marcus, J. Chem. Phys.1956, 24, 966-978

J. R. Miller, L. T. Calcaterra & G. L. Closs, J. Am. Chem. Soc.1984, 106, 3047-3049
R. A. Marcus & N. Sutin, Acta Biophysica Acta1985, 811, 265
G. L. Closs & J. R. Miller, Science1988, 240, 440-447
I. R. Gould, J. E. Moser, D. Ege & S. Farid, J. Am. Chem. Soc.1988, 110, 1991-1993
I. R. Gould, J. E. Moser, B. Armitage, S. Farid, J. L. Goodman & M. S. Herman, J. Am. Chem. Soc.1989, 111, 1917-1919
I. R. Gould, D. Ege, J. E. Moser & S. Farid, J. Am. Chem. Soc.1990, 112, 4290-4301
I. R. Gould, J. E. Moser, B. Armitage & S. Farid. Res. Chem. Intermed. 1995, 21, 791-806

Dynamics of nano-heterogeneous ET
J. Moser & M. Grätzel, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1983, 105, 6547-6555
Y. Tachibana, J. E. Moser, M. Grätzel, D. Klug & J. R. Durrant, J. Phys. Chem. 1996, 100, 20056-20062
R. Huber, J. E. Moser, M. Grätzel & J. Wachtveitl. J. Phys. Chem. B 2002, 106, 6494-6499
B. Wenger, J.-E. Moser et al. Proc. SPIE 2006, 6325, 6325V, 1-10

Solar energy conversion
M. Grätzel & J.-E. Moser “Solar energy conversion” in “Electron transfer in chemistry”, Vol. 5 : Molecular-level electronics,
imaging and information, energy and the environment, V. Balzani, Ed., Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2001; pp 589-644.

Dye-sensitized solar cells
J.-E. Moser “Dynamics of interfacial and surface electron transfer processes” in “Dye-sensitized solar cells“,
K. Kalyanasundaram, Ed.; EPFL Press, Lausanne, 2010; Chapter 11, pp. 403-456.
Dye-sensitized solar cells“, K. Kalyanasundaram, Ed.; EPFL Press, Lausanne, 2010
D. Zhang, M. Stojanovic, Y. Ren et al. Nat. Commun. 2021, 12, 1777

Artificial photosynthesis
• K. Kalyanasundaram, M. Grätzel. Curr. Op. Biotech. 2010, 21, 298-310
R. L. House et al. J. Photochem. Photobiol. C: Photochem. Rev. 2015, 25, 32-45
J. Luo et al. Science 2014, 345, 1593-1596

Photography
• S. Sattar. J. Chem. Edu. 2017, 94, 183-189

Cyanine dyes H- and J-aggregates
J. L Bricks et al. Methods Appl. Fluoresc. 20186, 012001
N. J. Hestand, F. C. Spano, Chem. Rev. 2018, 118, 7069-7163.

Final examination

Form:    Oral exam
Date:    June 29th, 2022
Place:   Room CM1 115

Subjects and rules
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