A highly luminescent and highly oxygen-sensitive Tb(III) complex with a tris-aryloxide functionalised 1,4,7-triazacyclononane ligand

Hidetaka Nakai, Takahiro Goto, Kazuhiro Kitagawa, Kyoshiro Nonaka, Takahiro Matsumoto, Seiji Ogo

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This communication presents a new terbium(III) complex that shows the highest luminescence quantum yield among the oxygen-sensitive lanthanide complexes (Φ = 0.91 under N2, Φ = 0.054 under air).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)15737-15739
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number99
Publication statusPublished - Nov 18 2014


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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