Photoresponsive molecular wires of FeII triazole complexes in organic media and light-induced morphological transformations

Shoko Kume, Keita Kuroiwa, Nobuo Kimizuka

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    Abstract

    A lipophilic linear FeII 1,2,4-triazole complex containing azobenzene chromophores forms molecular wires in organic solvents; photoisomerization of azobenzene units induced morphological changes that lead to reversible, macroscopic gel-to-sol transition phenomena.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)2442-2444
    Number of pages3
    JournalChemical Communications
    Issue number23
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2006

    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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