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Development of real time experimental system for investigating photochromic response to UV irradiation

Nadir, Najiah and Wahid, Zaharah and Shafie, Amir Akramin and Abdul Muthalif, Asan Gani and Abdul Malek, Mohamad Zahid and Nik Abdul Aziz, Nik Mohd Azmi and Zainuddin, Mat Tarmizi and Mohamed Islam , Noor Zalikha (2013) Development of real time experimental system for investigating photochromic response to UV irradiation. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 53 (1). pp. 1-8. ISSN 1757-8981

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Photochemistry is a field of chemistry that deals with the chemical effects of light such as ultraviolet (UV), visible (Vis) or infrared (IR) radiation. Among many types of photochromic molecules, particular attentions have been given on spiropyrans because of their potential applications in industrial fields. Spiropyrans have the ability to change their chemical structure after exposed to a certain appropriate wavelength of light. However, spiropyrans are very sensitive dyes. For these reasons, an UV irradiation chamber was developed to control the surrounding environment which governs the external light intervention during photochromic work and when direct absorption measurement was performed. The chamber was then exploited to investigate the substituent effect on the absorption spectra of Benzo Indolino Pyrano Spiran (BIPS) dyes, 6-nitro BIPS and 8-ethoxy-6-nitro BIPS. Thus, our results suggest that the developed chamber was successfully utilized for photochromic system since it can protect the dyes from environmental intervention.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 6526/36115
Uncontrolled Keywords: photochromic, UV irradiation
Subjects: T Technology > TP Chemical technology > TP155 Chemical engineering
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Mechatronics Engineering
Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Science
Depositing User: Dr Amir Shafie
Date Deposited: 27 Mar 2014 10:55
Last Modified: 09 May 2016 12:18
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/36115

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