Advances in Physical Chemistry / 2009 / Article / Fig 3

Review Article

Contact and Distant Luminescence Quenching in Solutions

Figure 3

Relaxation of state populations after instantaneous excitation of at and . (a) Spontaneous (exponential) decay of with lifetime (thick straight line) and its dissipation accompanied by intersystem crossing with the backward rates (dotted line), (dashed-dotted line), and (dashed line). (b) Accumulation and dissipation of the initially empty state , which decays through faster the higher is , or does not decay at all if [26].

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