planar intramolecular charge transfer (PICT)

https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.PT07418
In a PICT state formed by @[email protected] in an @[email protected] (D)/acceptor (A) molecule, the D and A subgroups have an overall planar configuration, with substantial electronic @[email protected] of D and A.
Source:
PAC, 2007, 79, 293. (Glossary of terms used in photochemistry, 3rd edition (IUPAC Recommendations 2006)) on page 401 [Terms] [Paper]