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Ligand functionalized copper nanoclusters for versatile applications in catalysis, sensing, bioimaging, and optoelectronics

Chemically synthesized copper nanoclusters show colour-tunable emission and can be applied in catalysis, sensing, bioimaging, theranostics, and optoelectronics.

Graphical abstract: Ligand functionalized copper nanoclusters for versatile applications in catalysis, sensing, bioimaging, and optoelectronics
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Utilization and prospects of electrochemiluminescence for characterization, sensing, imaging and devices

This review summarizes the recent developments of a large number of chemiluminescent lumiphores and broad ECL applications.

Graphical abstract: Utilization and prospects of electrochemiluminescence for characterization, sensing, imaging and devices
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Sparks fly when AIE meets with polymers

The special structure of AIEgens facilitates the understanding and application of polymers.

Graphical abstract: Sparks fly when AIE meets with polymers
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Fluorescent gels: a review of synthesis, properties, applications and challenges

Soft material gels are important biomaterials for tissue engineering and biomedicine. Fluorescent gels possess the additional property of being light emitting, with advanced applications in sensing, bioimaging, and electrofluorochromic devices.

Graphical abstract: Fluorescent gels: a review of synthesis, properties, applications and challenges
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Pyrene-based aggregation-induced emission luminogens and their applications

Pyrene shows very weak or quenched fluorescence in the solid state, but it is possible to turn it to a bright solid emitter by using aggregation-induced emission (AIE) strategies.

Graphical abstract: Pyrene-based aggregation-induced emission luminogens and their applications
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AIEgen bioconjugates for specific detection of disease-related protein biomarkers

Mis-regulation of certain proteins and enzymes is often identified as an indicator of many pathologies, and these disease-related proteins can be used as biomarkers to diagnose disease onset and progression.

Graphical abstract: AIEgen bioconjugates for specific detection of disease-related protein biomarkers
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Recent progress in the mechanofluorochromism of distyrylanthracene derivatives with aggregation-induced emission

A panoramic review of the recent advances in the mechanofluorochromism of distyrylanthracene derivatives with aggregation-induced emission properties.

Graphical abstract: Recent progress in the mechanofluorochromism of distyrylanthracene derivatives with aggregation-induced emission
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Recent advances in mechano-responsive luminescence of tetraphenylethylene derivatives with aggregation-induced emission properties

A panoramic review of the latest progress regarding mechano-responsive luminescence of tetraphenylethylene derivatives with aggregation-induced emission properties.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in mechano-responsive luminescence of tetraphenylethylene derivatives with aggregation-induced emission properties
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Efficient red luminogen with aggregation-induced emission for in vivo three-photon brain vascular imaging

DCPE-TPA exhibits three morphologies with high quantum yields and nanoparticles of DCPE-TPA are utilized for in vivo 3PF imaging, achieving a penetration depth of 300 μm with a high resolution of 1.8 μm and a high signal-to-background ratio of 14.

Graphical abstract: Efficient red luminogen with aggregation-induced emission for in vivo three-photon brain vascular imaging
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AIEgen based polymorphs with solvent regulated crystal-to-crystal switch properties

An AIEgen with tunable polymorphism-dependent emission and solvent regulated crystal-to-crystal switch properties is reported. Our study has provided insight into the relationship between molecular stacking and emission properties.

Graphical abstract: AIEgen based polymorphs with solvent regulated crystal-to-crystal switch properties
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Each phenyl group performs its own functions on luminescence: phenyl substituted effect in tetraphenylpyrazine

Three phenyl groups of TPP derivatives affect the luminescence process in various modes. TPPs show AIE thanks to the ortho substituted groups, while meta and para groups can modulate their luminescence in different extents.

Graphical abstract: Each phenyl group performs its own functions on luminescence: phenyl substituted effect in tetraphenylpyrazine
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Multiring-induced multicolour emission: hyperbranched polysiloxane with silicon bridge for data encryption

The presented work shows an impressive multicolour luminescence hyperbranched polysiloxane attributed to the multiring through-space conjugation named “multiring induced multicolor emission” (MIE), as well as its application in data encryption.

Graphical abstract: Multiring-induced multicolour emission: hyperbranched polysiloxane with silicon bridge for data encryption
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A turn-off fluorescent probe for the detection of Cu2+ based on a tetraphenylethylene-functionalized salicylaldehyde Schiff-base

A tetraphenylethylene-functionalized salicylaldehyde Schiff-base fluorescent probe (TPE-An-Py) with aggregation-induced enhanced emission (AIEE) characteristics exhibited high sensitivity towards copper(II) ions in aqueous media with a “turn-off” fluorescence mechanism; limit of detection is 2.36 × 10−7 mol L−1.

Graphical abstract: A turn-off fluorescent probe for the detection of Cu2+ based on a tetraphenylethylene-functionalized salicylaldehyde Schiff-base
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From simple Katritzky salts to AIEgens: mechanochromic luminescence and heparin detection

A series of novel AIEgens based on Katritzky pyridinium salts were readily synthesized and exhibited interesting aggregation-induced emission behaviors, remarkable mechanochromic luminescence, and promising heparin detection.

Graphical abstract: From simple Katritzky salts to AIEgens: mechanochromic luminescence and heparin detection
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AIE-active Schiff base compounds as fluorescent probes for the highly sensitive and selective detection of Fe3+ ions

AIE-active Schiff base compounds were synthesized and photophysical properties were investigated. The compounds exhibited prominent sensing behaviour towards Fe3+ ion with enhanced selectivity, high association constants and low detection limits.

Graphical abstract: AIE-active Schiff base compounds as fluorescent probes for the highly sensitive and selective detection of Fe3+ ions
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The origin of the unusual red-shifted aggregation-state emission of triphenylamine-imidazole molecules: excimers or a photochemical reaction?

Revealing the actual origin of the unusual red-shifted aggregation-state emission of triphenylamine-imidazole molecules: is the photochemical reaction rather than the excimers.

Graphical abstract: The origin of the unusual red-shifted aggregation-state emission of triphenylamine-imidazole molecules: excimers or a photochemical reaction?
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Aggregation-induced emission polymers for high performance PLEDs with low efficiency roll-off

AIE polymers pTPE-DPA-Cz and pTPE-DPA-Flu are synthesized and used as emitting layers in doped and non-doped polymeric LEDs through a solution process, and show maximum EQE of 3.26% in the doped PLEDs and CE of 3.69 cd A−1 for the non-doped PLEDs and low efficiency roll-off.

Graphical abstract: Aggregation-induced emission polymers for high performance PLEDs with low efficiency roll-off
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Aggregation-induced emission of a 2D protein supramolecular nanofilm with emergent functions

A 2D protein supramolecular nanofilm exhibiting aggregation-induced emission is synthesized at the air/water interface or on a solid surface in several minutes, which could be used in anti-counterfeiting for edible items or living creatures.

Graphical abstract: Aggregation-induced emission of a 2D protein supramolecular nanofilm with emergent functions
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Pillar[5]arene-based tunable luminescent materials via supramolecular assembly-induced Förster resonance energy transfer enhancement

Supramolecular ensembles based on AIE-active pillararenes exhibit strongly enhanced emission accompanied with obvious colour changes upon assembly, where supramolecular assembly-induced enhanced emission and FRET process play key roles.

Graphical abstract: Pillar[5]arene-based tunable luminescent materials via supramolecular assembly-induced Förster resonance energy transfer enhancement
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Aggregation enhances luminescence and photosensitization properties of a hexaiodo-BODIPY

The synthesis of a hexaiodinated BODIPY molecule is reported which exhibits excellent photosensitization and luminescence properties in the aggregated state.

Graphical abstract: Aggregation enhances luminescence and photosensitization properties of a hexaiodo-BODIPY
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Achieving remarkable and reversible mechanochromism from a bright ionic AIEgen with high specificity for mitochondrial imaging and secondary aggregation emission enhancement for long-term tracking of tumors

An ionic AIEgen with high fluorescence quantum yield shows remarkable and reversible mechanochromism as well as excellent mitochondrial imaging of cancer cells and long-term tracking of tumors.

Graphical abstract: Achieving remarkable and reversible mechanochromism from a bright ionic AIEgen with high specificity for mitochondrial imaging and secondary aggregation emission enhancement for long-term tracking of tumors
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One-step, rapid fluorescence sensing of fungal viability based on a bioprobe with aggregation-induced emission characteristics

A smart AIEgen has been developed to rapidly (5 minutes) and precisely differentiate fungal viability in a wash-free manner.

Graphical abstract: One-step, rapid fluorescence sensing of fungal viability based on a bioprobe with aggregation-induced emission characteristics
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Helicene-derived aggregation-induced emission conjugates with highly tunable circularly polarized luminescence

Helicene-AIE conjugates with tailored marriage of helicenes and AIE luminophores show prominent fluorescence in the aggregated state with colour varying from blue to green, quantum yield up to 37.0%, and |glum| value up to 0.015.

Graphical abstract: Helicene-derived aggregation-induced emission conjugates with highly tunable circularly polarized luminescence
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Tunable benzothiadiazole-based donor–acceptor materials for two-photon excited fluorescence

Spectrally tunable, two-photon active benzothiadiazole-based fluorescent materials are realized by a simple synthetic strategy. Deep red emission from two-photon absorption, and incorporation into water-soluble polymer dots are achieved.

Graphical abstract: Tunable benzothiadiazole-based donor–acceptor materials for two-photon excited fluorescence
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Tuning aggregation-induced emission nanoparticle properties under thin film formation

The preparation of AIE nanoparticles under thin film formation controls their size and the associated fluorescent intensity, with the smaller nanoparticles significantly increasing brightness.

Graphical abstract: Tuning aggregation-induced emission nanoparticle properties under thin film formation
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Aggregation-induced emission characteristics of o-carborane-functionalized fluorene and its heteroanalogs: the influence of heteroatoms on photoluminescence

o-Carborane was used to alter the electronic states of π-conjugated organic aryls and was demonstrated as an effective electronic control unit to tune the photophysical properties, endowing the molecules with certain luminescence properties.

Graphical abstract: Aggregation-induced emission characteristics of o-carborane-functionalized fluorene and its heteroanalogs: the influence of heteroatoms on photoluminescence
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Utilizing the aggregation-induced emission phenomenon to visualize spontaneous molecular directed motion in the solid state

A rod-like AIEgen was developed for real-time visualization of spontaneous molecular directed motion in situ, providing rich kinetic information.

Graphical abstract: Utilizing the aggregation-induced emission phenomenon to visualize spontaneous molecular directed motion in the solid state
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Design and performance study of high efficiency/low efficiency roll-off/high CRI hybrid WOLEDs based on aggregation-induced emission materials as fluorescent emitters

AIEgens TPB-AC and CP-BP-PXZ are used as non-doped blue and green layers, and Ir(dmppr-mp)2(divm) doped TCTA is used as red layer to construct high-performance hybrid WOLEDs.

Graphical abstract: Design and performance study of high efficiency/low efficiency roll-off/high CRI hybrid WOLEDs based on aggregation-induced emission materials as fluorescent emitters
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On-site visual discrimination of transgenic food by water-soluble DNA-binding AIEgens

Development of affordable, simple and effective methods for rapid on-site identification of genetically modified organisms (GMO) is urgent due to public concern for transgenic food.

Graphical abstract: On-site visual discrimination of transgenic food by water-soluble DNA-binding AIEgens
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Fluorescent aggregation-induced emission (AIE)-based thermosetting electrospun nanofibers: fabrication, properties and applications

Preparation and study of the rapid formation of electrospun fluorescent thermosetting fibers via chemical knitting of a thermosetting polymer with AIEgens and their possible applications as fluorescent probes.

Graphical abstract: Fluorescent aggregation-induced emission (AIE)-based thermosetting electrospun nanofibers: fabrication, properties and applications
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Ultrasensitive detection of aqueous Cu2+ ions by a coumarin-salicylidene based AIEgen

This work reports the aggregation induced emission (AIE) behaviour of a coumarin-salicylidene Schiff base probe 3 which demonstrates ultrasensitive detection of aqueous Cu2+ ions in nanomolar range via a fluorescence “on–off” strategy.

Graphical abstract: Ultrasensitive detection of aqueous Cu2+ ions by a coumarin-salicylidene based AIEgen
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Aggregation induced emission enhancement by plasmon coupling of noble metal nanoparticles

Aggregation induced plasmon coupling enhanced fluorescence of a pre-quenched chromophore has been demonstrated by using Au and Au@Ag nanoparticles, which could be further utilized to develop highly sensitive chemical and biological sensing schemes.

Graphical abstract: Aggregation induced emission enhancement by plasmon coupling of noble metal nanoparticles
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Flexible control of excited state transition under pressure/temperature: distinct stimuli-responsive behaviours of two ESIPT polymorphs

The conversion between normal emission and ESIPT can be successfully achieved under pressure and temperature.

Graphical abstract: Flexible control of excited state transition under pressure/temperature: distinct stimuli-responsive behaviours of two ESIPT polymorphs
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An AIE molecule featuring changeable triplet emission between phosphorescence and delayed fluorescence by an external force

A newly designed molecule ODFRPTZ with asymmetric D–A–D′ type structure is endowed with aggregation-induced emission (AIE), intriguing mechanochromism and changeable emission between delayed fluorescence and phosphorescence by external force.

Graphical abstract: An AIE molecule featuring changeable triplet emission between phosphorescence and delayed fluorescence by an external force
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Bright electrochemiluminescent films of efficient aggregation-induced emission luminogens for sensitive detection of dopamine

Bright and tunable ECL solid films are fabricated based on AIE luminogens for rapid and sensitive detection of dopamine.

Graphical abstract: Bright electrochemiluminescent films of efficient aggregation-induced emission luminogens for sensitive detection of dopamine
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Tunable aggregation-induced circularly polarized luminescence of chiral AIEgens via the regulation of mono-/di-substituents of molecules or nanostructures of self-assemblies

Tunable aggregation-induced CPL signals with the maximal glum up to 0.02 were obtained from chiral AIEgens through the regulation of mono-/di-substituents of molecules or nanostructures of self-assemblies.

Graphical abstract: Tunable aggregation-induced circularly polarized luminescence of chiral AIEgens via the regulation of mono-/di-substituents of molecules or nanostructures of self-assemblies
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Tunable circularly polarized luminescence from molecular assemblies of chiral AIEgens

A tunable CPL response is achieved through regulating the aggregated structures of AIEgens in solution and solid states. Interestingly, DPCE-ECh exhibits a smectic C* phase with a high dissymmetry factor (gCD = −0.20 and glum = +0.38).

Graphical abstract: Tunable circularly polarized luminescence from molecular assemblies of chiral AIEgens
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A novel family of AIE-active meso-2-ketopyrrolyl BODIPYs: bright solid-state red fluorescence, morphological properties and application as viscosimeters in live cells

AIE-active and bright solid-state red-emissive meso-2-ketopyrrolyl BODIPYs have been developed as viscosimeters in live cells for real-time quantification of intracellular viscosities.

Graphical abstract: A novel family of AIE-active meso-2-ketopyrrolyl BODIPYs: bright solid-state red fluorescence, morphological properties and application as viscosimeters in live cells
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Chirality-activated mechanoluminescence from aggregation-induced emission enantiomers with high contrast mechanochromism and force-induced delayed fluorescence

A pair of AIE enantiomers exhibit chirality-activated mechanoluminescence and circularly polarized luminescence, as well as force-induced multiple-variations in emission properties.

Graphical abstract: Chirality-activated mechanoluminescence from aggregation-induced emission enantiomers with high contrast mechanochromism and force-induced delayed fluorescence
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Deep insights into polymorphism initiated by exploring multicolor conversion materials

The two isomers exhibit almost identical solvatochromism and AIE activity but high-contrast polymorphism and mechanochromism.

Graphical abstract: Deep insights into polymorphism initiated by exploring multicolor conversion materials
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Regulation of circular dichroism behavior and construction of tunable solid-state circularly polarized luminescence based on BINOL derivatives

Circular dichroism behavior was regulated by controlling the molecular conformation of BINOL derivatives, and tunable solid-state circularly polarized luminescence was achieved.

Graphical abstract: Regulation of circular dichroism behavior and construction of tunable solid-state circularly polarized luminescence based on BINOL derivatives
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A diphenylamino-substituted cationic cyclometalated Ir(III) complex: its aggregation-induced phosphorescent emission and oxygen sensing properties

A new diphenylamino (DPA)-substituted cationic cyclometalated Ir(III) complex, Ir2, demonstrates aggregation-induced phosphorescent emission (AIPE) and exhibits higher sensitivity to O2 in an EC film than non-DPA-modified Ir1.

Graphical abstract: A diphenylamino-substituted cationic cyclometalated Ir(iii) complex: its aggregation-induced phosphorescent emission and oxygen sensing properties
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Stimuli responsive aggregation-induced emission of bis(4-((9H-fluoren-9-ylidene)methyl)phenyl)thiophene single crystals

BFMPT crystals demonstrate stimuli-responsive and conformation-dependent aggregation-induced emission.

Graphical abstract: Stimuli responsive aggregation-induced emission of bis(4-((9H-fluoren-9-ylidene)methyl)phenyl)thiophene single crystals
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Construction of two-dimensional supramolecular nanostructure with aggregation-induced emission effect via host–guest interactions

Formation of fluorescent two-dimensional supramolecular structure based on tetraphenylethene (TPE) derivative and CB[8].

Graphical abstract: Construction of two-dimensional supramolecular nanostructure with aggregation-induced emission effect via host–guest interactions
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Fluorescent thermometer based on a quinolinemalononitrile copolymer with aggregation-induced emission characteristics

An AIEgen-grafted copolymer P(NIPAM-co-EM) is successfully constructed with thermo-responsive LCST-featuring matrix PNIPAM for temperature detection.

Graphical abstract: Fluorescent thermometer based on a quinolinemalononitrile copolymer with aggregation-induced emission characteristics
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A highly efficient and AIE-active theranostic agent from natural herbs

Berberine chloride, an AIE-active natural product, can be utilized as a highly efficient theranostic agent for cancer and bacteria.

Graphical abstract: A highly efficient and AIE-active theranostic agent from natural herbs
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Ionic liquid crystals with aggregation-induced emission properties based on pyrrolo[3,2-b]pyrrole salt compounds

The emission behaviors of AIE–ILC molecules (DPP-2Py-9) in different aggregation states were affected by their molecular stacking arrangements.

Graphical abstract: Ionic liquid crystals with aggregation-induced emission properties based on pyrrolo[3,2-b]pyrrole salt compounds
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Redox-responsive fluorescent AIE bioconjugate with aggregation enhanced retention features for targeted imaging reinforcement and selective suppression of cancer cells

Redox-responsive fluorescent AIE bioconjugate with aggregation enhanced retention features for targeted imaging reinforcement and selective suppression of cancer cells.

Graphical abstract: Redox-responsive fluorescent AIE bioconjugate with aggregation enhanced retention features for targeted imaging reinforcement and selective suppression of cancer cells
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Direct visualization of the ouzo zone through aggregation-induced dye emission for the synthesis of highly monodispersed polymeric nanoparticles

We report a new enhanced solvent displacement method for the synthesis of highly monodisperse nanoparticles with direct visualization of the ouzo zone.

Graphical abstract: Direct visualization of the ouzo zone through aggregation-induced dye emission for the synthesis of highly monodispersed polymeric nanoparticles
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A fluorescence and photoactivity dual-activatable prodrug with self-synergistic magnification of the anticancer effect

A hydroxycamptothecin prodrug is developed, which can self-report the drug distribution and achieve self-synergistic anticancer efficacy through oxidation therapy.

Graphical abstract: A fluorescence and photoactivity dual-activatable prodrug with self-synergistic magnification of the anticancer effect
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Syntheses, crystal structures, chirality and aggregation-induced phosphorescence of stacked binuclear platinum(II) complexes with bridging Salen ligands

Chiral Pt(II) complexes bearing bridging Salen ligands exhibit strong AIP through well-tuned intramolecular Pt–Pt interactions and multiple intermolecular interactions.

Graphical abstract: Syntheses, crystal structures, chirality and aggregation-induced phosphorescence of stacked binuclear platinum(ii) complexes with bridging Salen ligands
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Drawing a clear mechanistic picture for the aggregation-induced emission process

Excited-state “double-bond” torsion plays an important role in the nonluminescent behaviour of a stilbene-based twisted isomer.

Graphical abstract: Drawing a clear mechanistic picture for the aggregation-induced emission process
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A multifunctional AIEgen with high cell-penetrating ability for intracellular fluorescence assays, imaging and drug delivery

A diethylamino-modified multifunctional ESIPT AIEgen with superior cell-penetrating capacity is applied for intracellular fluorescence assays, imaging and drug delivery.

Graphical abstract: A multifunctional AIEgen with high cell-penetrating ability for intracellular fluorescence assays, imaging and drug delivery
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Novel fluorescent amphiphilic copolymer probes containing azo-tetraphenylethylene bridges for azoreductase-triggered release

A novel AIE fluorescent probe of amphiphilic block copolymer PCL-TPE-Azo-PEG was successfully synthesized based on azo reductase response. The polymer can be self-assembled and showed fluorescence improvement during reductant-triggered release.

Graphical abstract: Novel fluorescent amphiphilic copolymer probes containing azo-tetraphenylethylene bridges for azoreductase-triggered release
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A stabilized lamellar liquid crystalline phase with aggregation-induced emission features based on pyrrolopyrrole derivatives

A series of novel AIE-active liquid crystals were prepared, which exhibited stabilized and well-organized lamellar structures in the LC phase.

Graphical abstract: A stabilized lamellar liquid crystalline phase with aggregation-induced emission features based on pyrrolopyrrole derivatives
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An AIE fluorescent switch with multi-stimuli responsive properties and applications for quantitatively detecting pH value, sulfite anion and hydrostatic pressure

An AIE fluorescent switch exhibited multi-parameter detection properties for pH, sulfite anion and pressure with good linear relationships.

Graphical abstract: An AIE fluorescent switch with multi-stimuli responsive properties and applications for quantitatively detecting pH value, sulfite anion and hydrostatic pressure
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Aggregation-induced emission lights up the swelling process: a new technique for swelling characterisation of hydrogels

The characterization of the swelling properties in hydrogels suffers uncertainty due to the limitations that occur during weight change measurement.

Graphical abstract: Aggregation-induced emission lights up the swelling process: a new technique for swelling characterisation of hydrogels
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An ESIPT-based fluorescent switch with AIEE, solvatochromism, mechanochromism and photochromism

In this study, we report a newly synthesized molecule 1via linking a benzothiazole to rhodamine, which could exhibit AIEE, unique acidichromism and solvatochromism in solution, fascinating photochromism in a polymer matrix, intriguing mechanochromism in solid state and remarkable piezochromism in the crystal.

Graphical abstract: An ESIPT-based fluorescent switch with AIEE, solvatochromism, mechanochromism and photochromism
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Systematic oligoaniline-based derivatives: ACQ–AIE conversion with a tunable insertion effect and quantitative fluorescence “turn-on” detection of BSA

Conversion from ACQ to AIE was achieved in aniline oligomer derivatives based on a novel “chain-insertion” pattern. The fully substituted anilines also showed a quantitative turn-on fluorescence response towards BSA.

Graphical abstract: Systematic oligoaniline-based derivatives: ACQ–AIE conversion with a tunable insertion effect and quantitative fluorescence “turn-on” detection of BSA
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A novel strategy for realizing dual state fluorescence and low-temperature phosphorescence

We demonstrate a new strategy for the development of dual-state emissive materials with a positive response to temperature and long lifetime phosphorescence at low temperature.

Graphical abstract: A novel strategy for realizing dual state fluorescence and low-temperature phosphorescence
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Rational design of ratiometric and lysosome-targetable AIE dots for imaging endogenous HClO in live cells

A novel lysosome-targetable ratiometric AIE nanoprobe was rationally designed and synthesized for sensing of endogenous HClO levels in live cells.

Graphical abstract: Rational design of ratiometric and lysosome-targetable AIE dots for imaging endogenous HClO in live cells
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Emission mechanism understanding and tunable persistent room temperature phosphorescence of amorphous nonaromatic polymers

Intrinsic emission and persistent room temperature phosphorescence from amorphous nonaromatic polymers are observed, which can be well rationalized by the CTE mechanism.

Graphical abstract: Emission mechanism understanding and tunable persistent room temperature phosphorescence of amorphous nonaromatic polymers
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Rational design of aggregation-induced emission sensor based on Rhodamine B for turn-on sensing of trivalent metal cations, reversible data protection, and bioimaging

A novel AIE-active molecule (TPEThRB) composed of a tetraphenylethene unit as a AIE factor, Rhodamine spirolactam as a receptor, and thiophene ring as a conjugated electron-rich linker was obtained.

Graphical abstract: Rational design of aggregation-induced emission sensor based on Rhodamine B for turn-on sensing of trivalent metal cations, reversible data protection, and bioimaging
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Influence of halogen substitution on aggregation-induced near infrared emission of borondifluoride complexes of 2′-hydroxychalcones

In this study, we investigate the role of halogen atoms on the fluorescence emission properties of borondifluoride complexes of 2′-hydroxychalcones in the solid-state.

Graphical abstract: Influence of halogen substitution on aggregation-induced near infrared emission of borondifluoride complexes of 2′-hydroxychalcones
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An o-phthalimide-based multistimuli-responsive aggregation-induced emission (AIE) system

An o-phthalimide-based AIE system was developed and used for detecting UV light, Hg(II) and pH, and as a photo-printing material.

Graphical abstract: An o-phthalimide-based multistimuli-responsive aggregation-induced emission (AIE) system
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Real time bioimaging for mitochondria by taking the aggregation process of aggregation-induced emission near-infrared dyes with wash-free staining

Triphenylpyrrole derivatives are designed for application in wash-free real-time mitochondrial imaging, which emit NIR signals and feature AIE characteristics.

Graphical abstract: Real time bioimaging for mitochondria by taking the aggregation process of aggregation-induced emission near-infrared dyes with wash-free staining
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Recyclable mechanoluminescent luminogen: different polymorphs, different self-assembly effects of the thiophene moiety and recovered molecular packing via simple thermal-treatment

We report a purely organic recyclable mechanoluminescent luminogen (tPE-5-MeTh) with a thiophene group as the self-assembly unit. The recoverability could be achieved through simple thermal-treatment.

Graphical abstract: Recyclable mechanoluminescent luminogen: different polymorphs, different self-assembly effects of the thiophene moiety and recovered molecular packing via simple thermal-treatment
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Wavelength dependent nonlinear optical response of tetraphenylethene aggregation-induced emission luminogens

Studies of the non-linear optical properties of classical AIEgens are rare, despite their important potential applications in organic composite photonic circuits. Here, we present experimental results, supported by theoretical calculations, of the non-linear optical (NLO) properties of TPE and its halogenated derivates.

Graphical abstract: Wavelength dependent nonlinear optical response of tetraphenylethene aggregation-induced emission luminogens
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Liquid crystal gelators with photo-responsive and AIE properties

trans-Cn-Chol present smectic A phase and photo-responsive SmA–isotropic phase transition, and their organogels exhibit aggregation-induced emission and photo-responsive gel–sol transition.

Graphical abstract: Liquid crystal gelators with photo-responsive and AIE properties
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Novel chiral aggregation induced emission molecules: self-assembly, circularly polarized luminescence and copper(II) ion detection

Two novel chiral molecules 1 and 2 were designed and synthesized. 1 displayed evident CPL activity, whereas 2 served as a highly selective and sensitive “turn-off” fluorescent chemosensor for Cu2+.

Graphical abstract: Novel chiral aggregation induced emission molecules: self-assembly, circularly polarized luminescence and copper(ii) ion detection
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