Examines the fundamental mechanistic aspects and practical applications of photocatalytic systems. Defines important terminology and provides a tutorial covering basic mechanistic concepts. Discusses the wide variety of important applications for many practical devices and processes that incorporate excited-state chemistry. Includes sufficient review and descriptive material to be a sound introduction to the topic and also to provide coverage of advances.
Photosensitive Metal-Organic Systems: An Overview ; Reactive Intermediates in the Carbonylation of Metal Alkyl Bonds Studied by Time-Resolved Infrared Spectral Techniques ; Photochemical Reactions of Organometallic Molecules on Surfaces: CO Substitution Chemistry of Surface-Confined Derivatives of (*h]5-C[5H[5) Mn(CO)[3 ; Photocatalytic Behavior of Tungsten, Iron, and Ruthenium Carbonyls on Porous Vycor Glass ; Metal-Organic Photochemistry in the Millisecond to Picosecond Time Domain: A View to the Formation and Dissociation of Cu-C Bonds ; Ru(II) Diimine Complex Photosensitized Reduction of Alkyl and Aryl Halides: Inner Sphere and Outer Sphere Approaches ; Photochemistry and Redox Catalysis Using Rhenium and Molybdenum Complexes ; Photoredox Chemistry of d]4 Bimetallic Systems ; Patterned Imaging of Palladium and Platinum Films. Electron Transfers to and from Photogenerated Organometallic Radicals ; Photoinduced Electron Transfer Reactions Between Excited Transition Metal Complexes and Redox Sites in Enzymes ; Luminescence Probes of DNA-Binding Interactions Involving Copper Complexes ; Molecular Models for Semiconductor Particles: Luminescence Studies of Several Inorganic Anionic Clusters ; Polyoxometalates in Catalytic Photochemical Hydrocarbon Functionalization, and Photomicrolithography. Excited State Lifetimes and Subsequent Thermal Processes involving W[1[0O[34]- ; Photoredox Chemistry of Metal Complexes in Microheterogeneous Media ; Heterogeneous Photocatalyzed Oxidations of Phenol, Cresols, and Fluorophenols in TiO[2 Aqueous Suspensions ; Homogeneous Metal Catalyzed Photochemistry in Organic Synthesis ; Photooxidation of Metal Carbynes ; Photocatalysis Induced by Light-sensitive Coordination Compounds ; Photoredox Reactivity of Copper Complexes and Photooxidations of Organic Substrates ; Light Sensitive Organometallic Compounds in Photopolymerization ; Photoinitiator Activity, Electrochemistry and Spectroscopy of Cationic Organometallic Compounds