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Syntheses, structures and luminescence properties of five coordination polymers based on designed 2,7-bis(4-benzoic acid)-N-(4-benzoic acid) carbazole

Abstract

Herein we report five porous luminescent coordination polymers (CPs), [Zn3(L27)2(DMA)6(H2O)4]n (TCZ-001), [Zn3(L27)2(DMA)6(CH3CH2OH)2]n (TCZ-002), [Zn3(L27)2(DMA)6(CH3OH)]n (TCZ-003), [Cd3(L27)2(DMA)6(H2O)2]n (TCZ-004), [Cd9(L27)6DMA13(4,4’-BPY)2(OH)2(H2O)13.5]n (TCZ-005) [H3L27 = 2,7-bis(4-benzoic acid)-N-(4-benzoic acid) carbazole, DMA = N,N-dimethylacetamide, 4,4’-BPY = 4,4'-bipyridine, TCZ = “T”-shape carbazole-based polymers, L27 = fully deprotonated H3L273- ligand]. All of the five CPs were assembled from a novel luminescent carbazole-based ligand. X-ray crystallography showed that TCZ-001 is a 3-connected one-dimensional (1D) chain structure with a {42.6} topology. TCZ-002 possesses a 3,6-connected three-dimensional (3D) framework with a point symbol of {42.6}2{44.62.87.102}. TCZ-003 displays a 3,6-connected two-dimensional 2D network with a Schläfli symbol of {411.64}.{43}2, which is a new topology. TCZ-004 features a 3,6-connected 2D net with a {43}2.{46.66.83} topology. In TCZ-005, the structure can be classified into two groups: One of the two groups is a 3-connected 1D chain structure with a {42.6} topology, similar to TCZ-001; The other one possesses a 3,3,3,4-connected network with a Schläfli symbol of {42.63.8}{42.6}3. The structure of TCZ-005 could be described as a SP 1-periodic net (4,4)(0,2) in the 1D_2D.ttd database. TCZ-001, TCZ-003 and TCZ-004 show a remarkable response to Ni2+ concentration in DMA, H2O or EtOH. Part of Zn2+ ions were replaced by Ni2+ ions and the rate of the transmetalation depended on the concentration of Ni2+ ions. And changing part of the metal node would transform the colour of emmitting light. Additionally, the colour of the luminescent display a linear correlation with the Ni2+ concentration range from 0.005 to 0.35M (mol/L). Besides selective sensing of Ni2+, TCZ-004 can also be utilized to detect Eu3+ in DMA solution. Thus, several potential sensory probe materials for Ni2+ and Eu3+ detection in DMA solution have been obtained.

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The article was received on 21 Feb 2017, accepted on 03 Apr 2017 and first published on 03 Apr 2017


Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C7CE00361G
Citation: CrystEngComm, 2017, Accepted Manuscript
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    Syntheses, structures and luminescence properties of five coordination polymers based on designed 2,7-bis(4-benzoic acid)-N-(4-benzoic acid) carbazole

    D. Chen, L. Lin, T. Sheng, Y. Wen, S. Hu, R. Fu, C. Zhuo, H. Li and X. Wu, CrystEngComm, 2017, Accepted Manuscript , DOI: 10.1039/C7CE00361G

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