Special Issue "New Electro- and Photo-Functional Materials Based on Transition Metals"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (28 February 2022) | Viewed by 4689
Interests: coordination chemistry; electrochemistry; photochemistry; nanoscience
The transition metal complex exhibits interesting redox, optical, magnetic, and chemical properties based on the d and f orbitals of the central metal. Therefore, it has been used not only for basic research to create new substances and to understand the correlation between their structures and properties, but also for present and future applications in the field of electronics, photonics, spintronics, and catalytic processes. Recently, evolutionary systems of these transition metal complexes have been developed. One such development is that transition metals are not the only protagonists and ligands also play the leading role. It is a new functional molecular system in which synergistic physical and chemical properties of metals and ligands appear by introducing redox activity, photo-responsivity, and magnetism into ligands. The other is a system in which transition metal complex units are connected to form one-dimensional, two-dimensional, and three-dimensional polymeric structures. New properties can emerge from the physicochemical interaction between the units. When the inner space of the molecular frameworks can contain guest molecules, the host–guest interaction is expected to originate novel functionality. This Special Issue invites papers on new electro-, photo-, and magneto-functional materials based on transition metal complexes.
Prof. Dr. Hiroshi Nishihara
Prof. Dr. Hiroaki Maeda
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