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Photoluminescent materials based on PMMA and a highly-emissive octahedral molybdenum metal cluster complex

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Materials that combine photoluminescence, optical transparency and facile processability are of high importance in many applications. This article reports on the development of photoluminescent poly(methyl methacrylate) materials based on novel highly emissive anionic molybdenum cluster complex [{Mo6I8}(OTs)6]2− (where OTs is the p-toluenesulfonate ion). The materials were obtained by both solution and bulk copolymerisation of methyl methacrylate and (dMDAEMA)2[{Mo6I8}(OTs)6], where dMDAEMA+ is the polymerisable cation [2-(methacryloyloxy)ethyl]dimethyl-dodecylammonium. Evaluation of the resultant hybrid materials showed that one could combine the excellent photoluminescent properties of the cluster complex with the transparency and processability of PMMA.

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The article was received on 06 Oct 2015, accepted on 11 Dec 2015 and first published on 14 Dec 2015


Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C5TC03204K
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J. Mater. Chem. C, 2016,4, 497-503
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    Photoluminescent materials based on PMMA and a highly-emissive octahedral molybdenum metal cluster complex

    O. A. Efremova, K. A. Brylev, Y. A. Vorotnikov, L. Vejsadová, M. A. Shestopalov, G. F. Chimonides, P. Mikes, P. D. Topham, S. Kim, N. Kitamura and A. J. Sutherland, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2016, 4, 497
    DOI: 10.1039/C5TC03204K

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