A functionalized ruthenium(II)-bis-terpyridine complex as a rod-like luminescent sensor of zinc(II)

Francesco Barigelletti, Lucia Flamigni, Giuseppe Calogero, Leif Hammarström, Jean Pierre Sauvage, Jean Paul Collin

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Abstract

The nearly non-luminescent ruthenium(II)-terpyridine chromophore, functionalized with an uncoordinated terpyridine fragment, 2, undergoes Zn(II)-induced association leading to a luminescent rod-like 2 : Zn2+ : 2 species with a luminescence enhancement factor, EF ≥ 10.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2333-2334
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number21
Publication statusPublished - Nov 7 1998

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Barigelletti, F., Flamigni, L., Calogero, G., Hammarström, L., Sauvage, J. P., & Collin, J. P. (1998). A functionalized ruthenium(II)-bis-terpyridine complex as a rod-like luminescent sensor of zinc(II). Chemical Communications, (21), 2333-2334.