Molecules 2012, 17(4), 4452-4459; doi:10.3390/molecules17044452
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Selective Formation of Twisted Intramolecular Charge Transfer and Excimer Emissions on 2,7-bis(4-Diethylaminophenyl)-fluorenone by Choice of Solvent

1, 1 and 1,2,* email
Received: 1 March 2012; in revised form: 30 March 2012 / Accepted: 6 April 2012 / Published: 13 April 2012
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Abstract: We designed and synthesized a donor-acceptor-donor dye consisting of a 2,7-disubstituted fluorenone with diethylaminophenyl moieties present as strong electron donating groups. Switching between twisted intramolecular charge transfer (TICT) emission and excimer emission was achieved, with no ground state changes, by simply changing the solvent used. In a nonpolar solvent, excimer emission was observed; with increasing polarity, the emission gradually disappeared, and the TICT emission appeared.
Keywords: twisted intramolecular charge transfer (TICT); excimer; intermolecular charge transfer; fluorenone; donor acceptor dye
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Shigeta, M.; Morita, M.; Konishi, G.-I. Selective Formation of Twisted Intramolecular Charge Transfer and Excimer Emissions on 2,7-bis(4-Diethylaminophenyl)-fluorenone by Choice of Solvent. Molecules 2012, 17, 4452-4459.

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Shigeta M, Morita M, Konishi G-I. Selective Formation of Twisted Intramolecular Charge Transfer and Excimer Emissions on 2,7-bis(4-Diethylaminophenyl)-fluorenone by Choice of Solvent. Molecules. 2012; 17(4):4452-4459.

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Shigeta, Masayuki; Morita, Mifumi; Konishi, Gen-ichi. 2012. "Selective Formation of Twisted Intramolecular Charge Transfer and Excimer Emissions on 2,7-bis(4-Diethylaminophenyl)-fluorenone by Choice of Solvent." Molecules 17, no. 4: 4452-4459.

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