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Luminescent Lanthanoid Calixarene Complexes and Materials

Curtin Institute for Functional Materials and Interfaces, Department of Chemistry, Curtin University, GPO Box U 1987, Perth 6845, WA, Australia
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Materials 2017, 10(12), 1369;
Received: 29 October 2017 / Revised: 20 November 2017 / Accepted: 20 November 2017 / Published: 28 November 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Luminescent Materials 2017)
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This review aims to provide an overview of recent examples of lanthanoid-calixarene complexes incorporated into light-emitting materials. Background information on the antenna effect and early work on lanthanoid complexes on calixarenes is provided to set the context. Classes of materials discussed include polymers, nanoparticles, and metal clusters. View Full-Text
Keywords: lanthanoid; calixarene; luminescence lanthanoid; calixarene; luminescence

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Massi, M.; Ogden, M.I. Luminescent Lanthanoid Calixarene Complexes and Materials. Materials 2017, 10, 1369.

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