A luminescent 1D silver polymer containing [2.2]paracyclophane ligands
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[2.2]Paracyclophane scaffolds have seen limited use as building blocks in supramolecular chemistry. Here, we report the synthesis and characterization of a 1D coordination polymer consisting of silver(I) ions bound to a [2.2]paracyclophane scaffold functionalized with two 4-pyridyl units. The structure of the polymer has been determined from single crystal X-ray diffraction analysis and reveals two different silver coordination motifs that alternate along the 1D coordination polymer. The coordination polymer exhibits strong blue and sky-blue fluorescence in solution and in the crystalline solid state, respectively.
Mackenzie , C F R , Delforce , L , Rota Martir , D , Cordes , D B , Slawin , A M Z & Zysman-Colman , E 2021 , ' A luminescent 1D silver polymer containing [2.2]paracyclophane ligands ' , Frontiers in Chemistry , vol. 9 , 728845 . https://doi.org/10.3389/fchem.2021.728845
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DescriptionFunding: UK EPSRC Grant Number(s) EP/P014082/1, EP/M02105X/1, EP/R035164/1).
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