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Thermo-Responsive Phosphorescence Control Mediated by Molecular Rotation and Aurophilic Interactions in Amphidynamic Crystals of Phosphine-Gold(I) Complex

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Abstract

Here a structural design aimed at the control of phosphorescence emission as the result of changes in molecular rotation in a crystalline material is presented. The proposed strategy includes the use of aurophilic interactions, both as a crystal engineering tool and as a sensitive emission probe, and the use of a dumbbell-shaped architecture intended to create a low packing density region that permits the rotation of a central phenylene.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Graduate School of Chemical Science and EngineeringHokkaido UniversitySapporoJapan

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