metal to metal charge transfer (MMCT) transition
An electronic transition of a bi- or poly-nuclear metal complex that corresponds to excitation populating an electronic state in which considerable electron transfer between two metal centres has occurred.
See also: intervalence charge transfer
PAC, 1996, 68, 2223. 'Glossary of terms used in photochemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1996)' on page 2254 (