A novel fluorescent chemosensor exhibiting exciplex emission. An example of an elementary molecular machine driven by pH and by light

A. Bencini, A. Bianchi, C. Lodeiro, A. Masotti, A. J. Parola, F. Pina, J. S. De Melo, B. Valtancoli

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Abstract

Coordination/detachment of a pendent functionality in the Zn(II) complex with a macrocyclic ligand L gives rise to on/off switching of exciplex emission, defining an elementary molecular machine whose movements are driven by both pH and light.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1639-1640
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number17
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 7 Sep 2000

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