charge shift
A process in which under the influence of a suitable @[email protected] (e.g. provided by @[email protected]) electronic charge moves without changing the difference in local charges between donor and acceptor sites. @[email protected] reversing the charges in a system composed of a neutral donor and a cationic acceptor or of a neutral acceptor and an anionic donor provide prominent examples.
PAC, 1996, 68, 2223. (Glossary of terms used in photochemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1996)) on page 2231 [Terms] [Paper]