This book provides a comprehensive review of the fundamentals and applications of multiporphyrin arrays ranging from basic spectroscopic features to a wide range of promising applications such as molecular wires, switches, sensors, artificial photosynthetic devices, and dye-sensitized solar cells based on a variety of multiporphyrin architectures u

chapter 1|54 pages

Single-Molecule Photophysical Properties of Various Directly Linked Porphyrin Arrays

ByDongho Kim, Atsuhiro Osuka

chapter 2|36 pages

Electron Transfer Through Butadiyne-Linked Porphyrin-Based Molecular Wires

ByPorphyrin-Based Molecular Wires Bo Albinsson and Harry L. Anderson

chapter 3|58 pages

Recent Applications of MCD Spectroscopy to Porphyrinoids

ByJohn Mack, Nagao Kobayashi

chapter 4|68 pages

Phthalocyanine–Porphyrin Heteroarrays: A Perfect Marriage Between Two Unique Macrocycles

ByGiovanni Bottari, Gema de la Torre, Dirk M. Guldi and Tomas Torres,

chapter 7|40 pages

Light Harvesting, Excitation Energy/Electron Transfer, and Photoregulation in Artificial Photosynthetic

BySystems Yuichi Terazono, Thomas A. Moore, Ana L. Moore, Devens Gust

chapter 8|50 pages

Multiporphyrins-Fullerenes and Multiporphyrins- SWCNTs Mimicking Photosynthetic Antenna-Reaction

ByCenter Francis D’Souza and Osamu Ito

chapter 9|60 pages

Application of Multiporphyrin Arrays to Solar Energy Conversion

BySimon Mathew, Hiroshi Imahori

chapter 11|50 pages

Vectorial Photoinduced Charge Transfer in Langmuir-Blodgett Films of Porphyrin-Based Donor-Acceptor Systems

ByNikolai V. Tkachenko, Helge Lemmetyinen

chapter 13|32 pages

Porphyrin Nanoclusters for Sensoring Chemical and Physical Stimuli

ByAkihiko Tsuda

chapter 14|40 pages

Energy- and Electron-Transfer Processes in Porphyrin Dendrimers

ByMyung-Seok Choi, Woo-Dong Jang

chapter 15|96 pages

Push-Pull Porphyrins for Efficient Dye-Sensitized

BySolar Cells Chen-Yu Yeh, Ching-Yao Lin, and Eric Wei-Guang Diau