Electron transfer dynamics

Joshua Jortner*, M. Bixon, Mark A. Ratner

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This paper surveys the current 'state-of-art' of the theoretical understanding of electron transfer dynamics in donor-acceptor systems, which provide the conceptual and technical basis for solar energy conversion via optical and optoelectronic molecular devices and for the primary charge separation in photosynthesis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)365-377
Number of pages13
JournalProceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences: Chemical Sciences
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1997


  • Electron transfer dynamics
  • Intramolecular vibrational modes
  • Non adiabatic ET theory
  • Vibrational relaxation


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