electron transfer

The transfer of an electron from one @M03986@ to another, or between two localized sites in the same molecular entity.
See also:
inner-sphere electron transfer
outer-sphere electron transfer
Marcus equation
PAC, 1994, 66, 1077. (Glossary of terms used in physical organic chemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1994)) on page 1110 [Terms] [Paper]
PAC, 1996, 68, 2223. (Glossary of terms used in photochemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1996)) on page 2239 [Terms] [Paper]