Luminescent ionic liquid formed from a melted rhenium(v) cluster

Junichi Yanagisawa, Tomoaki Hiraoka, Fumiya Kobayashi, Daisuke Saito, Masaki Yoshida, Masako Kato, Fumitaka Takeiri, Genki Kobayashi, Masaaki Ohba, Leonard F. Lindoy, Ryo Ohtani, Shinya Hayami

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Recently, non-crystalline coordination materials have been shown to represent a versatile class of functional materials. However, such materials incorporating metal complex clusters have remained largely unexplored. Herein, we demonstrate that a luminescent tetranuclear ReV cluster melts at 489 K, with the cluster structure being maintained in the corresponding supercooled ionic liquid phase.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7957-7960
Number of pages4
JournalChemical communications (Cambridge, England)
Issue number57
Publication statusPublished - Jul 17 2020

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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    Yanagisawa, J., Hiraoka, T., Kobayashi, F., Saito, D., Yoshida, M., Kato, M., Takeiri, F., Kobayashi, G., Ohba, M., Lindoy, L. F., Ohtani, R., & Hayami, S. (2020). Luminescent ionic liquid formed from a melted rhenium(v) cluster. Chemical communications (Cambridge, England), 56(57), 7957-7960.