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Ultrafast dynamics in polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons: the key case of conical intersections at higher excited states and their role in the photophysics of phenanthrene monomer

Type of publication Peer-reviewed
Publikationsform Original article (peer-reviewed)
Author Nazari M., Bösch C. D., Rondi A., Francés-Monerris A., Marazzi M., Lognon E., Gazzetto M., Langenegger S. M., Häner R., Feurer T., Monari A., Cannizzo A.,
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Original article (peer-reviewed)

Journal Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics
Volume (Issue) 21(31)
Page(s) 16981 - 16988
Title of proceedings Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics
DOI 10.1039/c9cp03147b

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Type of Open Access Publisher (Gold Open Access)


Proper interpretation of phenanthrene's and similar PAHs’ photocycle relies on two higher excited state relaxations due to the simultaneous presence of non-adiabatic and adiabatic transitions.