Skip to main content

Crystal Structure of Magnesiumphthalocyanine and its Polarized Spectra

Buy Article:

$20.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Abstract:

The electronic structure of magnesiumphthalocyanine (MgPc) has been investigated on single crystals grown from the vapor phase. MgPc is found to crystallize in the space group of P21/a (monoclinic): Z=2, a=18.971(2), b=4.916(2), c=14.401(2) Å, β=119.890(9). The MgPc molecule is not flat, but the Mg atom is projected out of the plane of the four central nitrogen atoms by about 0.45 Å, forming a pyramidal structure (c 1 symmetry). The present molecular deformation has, however, no significant influence on the optical absorption according to the MO spectroscopic calculations. On the other hand, the molecular distortion induces a drastic change in the direction of the transition dipoles, so that the interactions between transition dipoles in the solid state are strikingly different from those of ordinary phthalocyanines and the polarized reflection spectra look therefore quite unique.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 2000-01-01

More about this publication?
  • For more than 25 years, NIP has been the leading forum for discussion of advances and new directions in non-impact and digital printing technologies. A comprehensive, industry-wide conference, this meeting includes all aspects of the hardware, materials, software, images, and applications associated with digital printing systems, including drop-on-demand ink jet, wide format ink jet, desktop and continuous ink jet, toner-based electrophotographic printers, production digital printing systems, and thermal printing systems, as well as the engineering capability, optimization, and science involved in these fields.

    Since 2005, NIP has been held in conjunction with the Digital Fabrication Conference.

  • Information for Authors
  • Submit a Paper
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Membership Information
  • Terms & Conditions
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more