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Polymers 2018, 10(10), 1062; https://doi.org/10.3390/polym10101062

Energy Transfer in Dendritic Systems Having Pyrene Peripheral Groups as Donors and Different Acceptor Groups

Instituto de Investigaciones en Materiales, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Circuito Exterior Ciudad Universitaria, Ciudad de México C.P. 04510, Mexico
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Received: 29 August 2018 / Accepted: 19 September 2018 / Published: 25 September 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Polymer Characterization)
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In this feature article, a specific overview of resonance energy transfer (FRET) in dendritic molecules was performed. We focused mainly on constructs bearing peripheral pyrene groups as donor moieties using different acceptor groups, such as porphyrin, fullerene C60, ruthenium-bipyridine complexes, and cyclen-core. We have studied the effect of all the different donor-acceptor pairs in the energy transfer efficiency (FRET). In all cases, high FRET efficiency values were observed. View Full-Text
Keywords: pyrene; dendritic molecules; energy transfer pyrene; dendritic molecules; energy transfer
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Porcu, P.; Vonlanthen, M.; Ruiu, A.; González-Méndez, I.; Rivera, E. Energy Transfer in Dendritic Systems Having Pyrene Peripheral Groups as Donors and Different Acceptor Groups. Polymers 2018, 10, 1062.

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