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Reversible mechanochromic and thermochromic luminescent switching via the hydrogen-bond-directed assemblies in a zinc coordination complex

Abstract

A bifunctional luminescent switch is constructed by introducing terpyridyl derivative into a hydrogen-bond-assisted layered assembly structure. It exhibits interesting mechanochromic and thermochromic luminescent behaviors with reversible color changes visible to the naked-eye from pink to blue-purple upon mechanical grinding and from pink to blue by heating.

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The article was received on 20 Aug 2017, accepted on 03 Oct 2017 and first published on 03 Oct 2017


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C7CE01511A
Citation: CrystEngComm, 2017, Accepted Manuscript
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    Reversible mechanochromic and thermochromic luminescent switching via the hydrogen-bond-directed assemblies in a zinc coordination complex

    R. Zou, J. Zhang, S. Hu, F. Hu, H. Zhang and Z. Fu, CrystEngComm, 2017, Accepted Manuscript , DOI: 10.1039/C7CE01511A

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