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Photochemical upconversion in water

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A major challenge remaining in photochemical upconversion lies in identifying appropriate chromophore combinations that function in pure water in the absence of hydrophobic hosts or surfactant additives. The current investigation achieves this goal using combinations of water soluble Ru(II) metal-to-ligand charge transfer (MLCT) sensitizers in concert with 9-anthracenecarboxylate (AnCO2) and 1-pyrenecarboxylate (PyCO2) in neat H2O.

Graphical abstract: Photochemical upconversion in water

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The article was received on 13 Sep 2017, accepted on 09 Oct 2017 and first published on 09 Oct 2017

Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C7CC07188D
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article
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    Photochemical upconversion in water

    K. A. El Roz and F. N. Castellano, Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article , DOI: 10.1039/C7CC07188D

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