Special Issue "Trityl Radicals: Synthesis, Properties and Applications"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 October 2018)
The chemistry and use of closed-shell organic molecules is well developed. In contrast, the usually high reactivity and transient nature of open-shell organic radicals has hampered the development of their chemistry and applications. During the last years, a particular type of radicals, the trityl radicals, have attracted a lot of attention. Their parent compound is the Gomberg radical, which can be derivatized in several ways and thereby tailored with respect to the envisioned application. These applications include the use of the derivatives as Molecular Magnets and Spin Labels, as well as in Spintronics, Dynamic Nuclear Polarization, Imaging, Sensoring, and EPR-based Distance Measurements in vitro, within cells, and at room temperature. The aim of this Special Issue is to cover all these facets of the trityl radicals, thereby giving the reader the opportunity to obtain an overview of the field within one journal issue. For the authors, this Special Issue represents an opportunity to make their research in this field more visible.
This Special Issue will contain contributions discussing all the aspects broadly indicated by the keywords. Review articles by experts in the field will also be welcome.
Prof. Dr. Olav Olav Schiemann
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- Trityl Radicals
- Dynamic Nuclear Polarization
- NMR/EPR Imaging
- Molecular Magnetism
- Distance Measurements