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Issue 33, 2008
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Invisible photochromism of diarylethene derivatives

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Diarylethene derivatives with oxidized thiophene rings shift their absorption band to a shorter wavelength in the UV region upon photocyclization; no color change was observed during the photochromic reaction, and the invisible photochromism is advantageous for devices used under room light.

Graphical abstract: Invisible photochromism of diarylethene derivatives

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The article was received on 11 Mar 2008, accepted on 16 May 2008 and first published on 02 Jul 2008

Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B804137G
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2008, 3924-3926
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    Invisible photochromism of diarylethene derivatives

    T. Fukaminato, M. Tanaka, L. Kuroki and M. Irie, Chem. Commun., 2008, 3924
    DOI: 10.1039/B804137G

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