Journal of Fluorescence

, Volume 16, Issue 5, pp 631–639 | Cite as

Spectrophotometric Characteristics of New Pyridylindolizine Derivatives Solutions

  • Marilena Vasilescu
  • Rodica Bandula
  • F. Dumitrascu
  • H. Lemmetyinen
Original Paper


Three new pyridylindolizine derivatives, 1, 2, 3-tricarbometoxi-7-(4-pyridyl)-pyrrolo[1, 2-a]pyridine (I), 1,2-dicarboethoxy-3-(4-bromobenzoyl)-7-(4-pyridyl)-pyrrolo[1,2-a]pyridine (II) and its isomer 1,2-dicarboethoxy-3- (4-bromobenzoyl) -5- (2-pyridyl) -pyrrolo[1, 2-a]pyridine (III) have been investigated in different solutions by UV-VIS absorption, steady-state, and time-resolved fluorescence methods. The effects of the substituent and solvent on the spectroscopic properties have been demonstrated. The fluorescence decay data could be fitted to a single-exponential function. The lifetime values are higher in protic polar than in aprotic apolar solvents for compound I. In the case of compounds II and III the fluorescence intensities and lifetimes are very low, with the exception of III in aprotic solvents. The absorption and fluorescence properties of the compounds showed a solvent dependence.


5-(2-pyridyl)indolizines 7-(4-pyridyl)indolizines Fluorescence Fluorescence lifetime 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marilena Vasilescu
    • 1
  • Rodica Bandula
    • 1
  • F. Dumitrascu
    • 2
  • H. Lemmetyinen
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Physical ChemistryRomanian Academy, Splaiul Independentei 202BucharestRomania
  2. 2.Centre of Organic ChemistryRomanian Academy, Splaiul Independentei 202BucharestRomania
  3. 3.Institute of Materials ChemistryTampere University of TechnologyTampereFinland

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