Fullerene-encapsulated porphyrin hexagonal nanorods. An anisotropic donor-acceptor composite for efficient photoinduced electron transfer and light energy conversion

Taku Hasobe, Atula S.D. Sandanayaka, Takehiko Wada, Yasuyuki Araki

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We have successfully constructed fullerene-encapsulated porphyrin hexagonal nanorods in DMF-acetonitrile solution mixed with CTAB surfactant, which demonstrate efficient and characteristic photoinduced electron transfer and light energy conversion properties.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3372-3374
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number29
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Jul 24


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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