Special Issue "Porphyrins Chemistry in Material Science"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 August 2021.
Interests: porphyrins chemistry; electrochemistry and organometallic chemistry; electron transfer on models with porphyrins and C60; catalysis by metalloporphyrins
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
Porphyrins, metalloporphyrins, and related macrocycles are important molecules in several fundamental studies and for applications in important fields. Natural and synthetic porphyrins have been studied for more than a century, and their structures were elucidated by the most important chemists who obtained the Nobel prize for their studies. Recently, such macrocycles have been widely used as active receptors in sensors, as catalysts, in photovoltaic scaffolds, in non-linear optics, in photodynamic therapy, etc. Recently, investigations on materials chemistry have considered more such molecules for new exciting studies. This issue in Materials aims to focalize the attention of the scientific community involved in searching of new materials on these macrocycles, and we hope that this call will encourage further studies on the properties of this class of molecules.
Prof. Dr. Pietro Tagliatesta
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- porphyrins and metalloporphyrins
- non-linear optics
- PDT therapy
- photovoltaic materials