through-space electron transfer
@E02011@ for which the relevant electronic interaction between the donor and acceptor sites is mediated either by direct orbital overlap or by @S06141@ via intervening molecular entities not covalently bound to the donor or acceptor sites.
See also:
through-bond electron transfer
PAC, 1996, 68, 2223. (Glossary of terms used in photochemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1996)) on page 2280 [Terms] [Paper]