Bottom-up excited state dynamics of two cinnamate-based sunscreen filter molecules

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Peperstraete, Yoann ; Staniforth, Michael ; Baker, Lewis A. ; Rodrigues, Natércia D. N. ; Cole-Filipiak, Neil C. ; Quan, Wen-Dong ; Stavros, Vasilios G. (2016)

Methyl-E-4-methoxycinnamate (E-MMC) is a model chromophore of the commonly used commercial sunscreen agent, 2- ethylhexyl-E-4-methoxycinnamate (E-EHMC). In an effort to garner a molecular-level understanding of the photoprotection mechanisms in operation with E-EHMC, we... View more
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