Journal of Fluorescence

, Volume 25, Issue 6, pp 1559–1566 | Cite as

A Successful Attempt to Obtain the Linear Dependence Between One-Photon and Two-Photon Spectral Properties and Hammett Parameters of Various Aromatic Substituents in New π-Extended Asymmetric Organic Chromophores

  • Nvdan Hu
  • Yulong Gong
  • Xinchao Wang
  • Yao Lu
  • Guangyue Peng
  • Long Yang
  • Shengtao Zhang
  • Ziping Luo
  • Hongru Li
  • Fang Gao


A series of new asymmetric chromophores containing aromatic substituents and possessing the excellent π-extension in space were prepared through multi-steps routes. One-photon and two-photon spectral properties of these new chromophores could be tuned by these substituents finely and simultaneously. The linear correlation of the wave numbers of the one-photon absorption and emission maxima to Hammett parameters of these substituents was presented. Near infrared two-photon absorption emission integrated areas of the target chromophores were correlated linearly to Hammett constants of these substituted groups.


One-photon and two-photon spectra Hammett parameter Organic chromophore 



This work was finically supported by chongqing natural science foundation projects CSTC2012JJB50007 and CSTC2010BB0216. H. Li is grateful to the Postdoctoral Science Foundation of China for their encouraging supporting (Grants 22012T50762 & 2011M501388). We greatly appreciate Key Laboratory of Photochemical Conversion and Optoelectronic Materials, CAS for the help in the laser detection.

Supplementary material

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ESM 1 The supplementary materials including the Figures S1~S5, Table S1 as well as the synthesis of the molecules association with this work are available at the website of the journal. (DOC 4663 kb)


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Chemistry and Chemical EngineeringChongqing UniversityChongqingChina
  2. 2.School of Pharmaceutical EngineeringGuizhou Institute of TechnologyGuiyangChina

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