Excited-state charge transfer dynamics in systems of aromatic adsorbates on TiO2 studied with resonant core techniques

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Resonant core spectroscopies are applied to a study of the excited electron transfer dynamics on a low-femtosecond time scale in systems of aromatic molecules (isonicotinic acid and bi-isonicotinic acid) adsorbed on a rutile TiO2(110) semiconductor surface. Depending on which adsorbate state is excited, the electron is either localized on the adsorbate in an excitonic effect, or delocalizes rapidly into the substrate in less than 5 fs (3 fs) for isonicotinic acid (bi-isonicotinic acid). The results are obtained by the application of a variant of resonant photoemission spectroscopy. (C) 2003 American Institute of Physics.


  • J Schnadt
  • JN O'Shea
  • L Patthey
  • L Kjeldgaard
  • J Ahlund
  • K Nilson
  • J Schiessling
  • J Krempasky
  • M Shi
  • O Karis
  • Chris Glover
  • H Siegbahn
  • Nils Mårtensson
  • PA Bruhwiler
External organisations
  • Uppsala University
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  • Natural Sciences
  • Physical Sciences
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)12462-12472
JournalJournal of Chemical Physics
Issue number23
Publication statusPublished - 2003
Publication categoryResearch