Interparticle interactions:Energy potentials, energy transfer, and nanoscale mechanical motion in response to optical radiation

Bradshaw, David S. and Andrews, David L. (2013) Interparticle interactions:Energy potentials, energy transfer, and nanoscale mechanical motion in response to optical radiation. The Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 117 (1). pp. 75-82. ISSN 1089-5639

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    Abstract

    In the interactions between particles of material with slightly different electronic levels, unusually large shifts in the pair potential can result from photoexcitation, and on subsequent electronic excitation transfer. To elicit these phenomena, it is necessary to understand the fundamental differences between a variety of optical properties deriving from dispersion interactions, and processes such as resonance energy transfer that occur under laser irradiance. This helps dispel some confusion in the recent literature. By developing and interpreting the theory at a deeper level, one can anticipate that in suitable systems, light absorption and energy transfer will be accompanied by significant displacements in interparticle separation, leading to nanoscale mechanical motion.

    Item Type: Article
    Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Chemistry
    University of East Anglia > Faculty of Science > Research Groups > Physical and Analytical Chemistry
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    Depositing User: Pure Connector
    Date Deposited: 09 Jul 2014 11:44
    Last Modified: 25 Jul 2018 09:50
    URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/49274
    DOI: 10.1021/jp310061h

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