Photofunctional Rare Earth Hybrid Materials Based on Organically Modified Silica

  • Bing Yan
Part of the Springer Series in Materials Science book series (SSMATERIALS, volume 251)


This chapter mainly focuses on recent research progress in photofunctional rare earth hybrid materials based on organically modified silica, which are obtained through the special chemical linkage of organically modified silanes (ORMOSILs). The content mainly covers the hybrid materials based on aromatic carboxylic acid derivative-modified ORMOSILs, β-diketone and β-diketone analogue derivative-modified ORMOSILs, macrocyclic compound derivative-modified ORMOSILs, heterocyclic ligand derivative-modified ORMOSILs, and the hybrid materials with composite matrices through ORMOSILs. The emphasis is put on the recent research progress of our group.


Rare earth ion Photofunctional hybrid material Organically modified silane Chemical linkage Luminescence Sol–gel-derived silica 


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  • Bing Yan
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  1. 1.School of Chemical Science and EngineeringTongji UniversityShanghaiChina

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