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Template synthesis and photochromism of a layered zinc diphosphonate

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Abstract

A zinc diphosphonate with protonated 2,4,6-tri(4-pyridyl)-1,3,5-triazine (H3TPT) as the template was hydrothermally prepared. The host layered framework was composed of 1-hydroxyethylidenediphosphonate and zinc ions. The guest H3TPT locates between the adjacent layers, acting as the charge balancer and template. The title compound features rapid photochromism upon irradiation with sunlight or UV light at ambient temperature.

Graphical abstract: Template synthesis and photochromism of a layered zinc diphosphonate

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The article was received on 03 Jan 2017, accepted on 03 Feb 2017 and first published on 03 Feb 2017


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C7CE00212B
Citation: CrystEngComm, 2017,19, 1160-1164
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    Template synthesis and photochromism of a layered zinc diphosphonate

    J. Li, S. Han, J. Pan, Z. Xue, G. Wang, Z. Wang and Z. Bao, CrystEngComm, 2017, 19, 1160
    DOI: 10.1039/C7CE00212B

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