Rhodamine 6G-Labeled Pyridyl Aroylhydrazone Fe(II) Complex Exhibiting Synergetic Spin Crossover and Fluorescence

Juan Yuan, Shu Qi Wu, Mei Jiao Liu, Osamu Sato, Hui Zhong Kou

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Abstract

Here, we use a pyridinecarbaldehyde rhodamine 6G hydrazone ligand (L) to synthesize an Fe(II) complex 1 for the search of new fluorescent-spin crossover (SCO) materials. Single-crystal structural determinations suggest that the Fe(II) ion is chelated by two ring-opened ligands (L-o) to form a FeN4O2 coordination environment, and intermolecular π - -π contacts of the xanthene groups connect the adjacent molecules to form a supramolecular one-dimensional chain. Magnetic susceptibility measurements on complex 1 show that three-step SCO takes place in the temperature range of 120-350 K, and its desolvated form 1-d exhibits SCO around room temperature (Tc↑ = 343 K and Tc↓ = 303 K) with a wide hysteresis loop of 40 K. Moreover, complex 1-d displays light-induced excited spin-state trapping phenomenon. Intriguingly, the fluorescence intensity of the maximum emission at 560 nm for complex 1-d displays discontinuous variation in the range of 250-400 K, indicative of the occurrence of synergetic fluorescence and SCO.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9426-9433
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Volume140
Issue number30
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 1 2018

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Biochemistry
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry

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