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Photofunctional Multinuclear Rhenium(I) Diimine Carbonyl Complexes

Abstract

The account looks comprehensively at the syntheses, photophysical properties and application of structurally diverse, multinuclear coordination compounds that embed a Re(I)-diimine-carbonyl moiety. Different types of linkages in terms of configuration and proper bridging lead to several types of discrete linear of cyclic macromolecular aggregates with different sizes, which consequently have a significant effect on their properties. The Re-backbone in the multinuclear assembly may have only a structural role and mainly exhibit host–guest behaviour for encapsulation, or it may produce photofunctional properties as a direct result of the Re(I) chromophoric unit, which makes these compounds applicable in light-harvesting systems or photochemical CO2 reduction. Especially, we would like to emphasize bisphosphine-bridged multinuclear complexes that exhibit outstanding photophysical properties.

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The article was received on 16 Feb 2017, accepted on 20 Mar 2017, published on 20 Mar 2017 and first published online on 20 Mar 2017


Article type: Perspective
DOI: 10.1039/C7DT00577F
Citation: Dalton Trans., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
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    Photofunctional Multinuclear Rhenium(I) Diimine Carbonyl Complexes

    J. Rohacova and O. Ishitani, Dalton Trans., 2017, Accepted Manuscript , DOI: 10.1039/C7DT00577F

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