Photochemical switching of luminescence and singlet oxygen generation by chemical signal communication

Serena Silvi, Edwin C. Constable, Catherine E. Housecroft, Jonathon E. Beves, Emma L. Dunphy, Massimiliano Tomasulo, Franisco M. Raymo, Alberto Credi

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Abstract

Photoluminescence in the far red spectral region and photosensitised generation of singlet oxygen, with associated near-IR emission, are reversibly controlled by near-UV or violet light in a communicating ensemble of molecular switches.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1484-1486
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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