Functionalisation of ligands through click chemistry: long-lived NIR emission from organic Er(iii) complexes with a perfluorinated core and a hydrogen-containing shell

Y. Peng, J. X. Hu, H. Lu, R. M. Wilson, M. Motevalli, I. Hernández, W. P. Gillin, P. B. Wyatt, H. Q. Ye
2017 RSC Advances  
Erbium complexes with a fluorinated organic core shell linked to a hydrogen-containing shell, have been synthesized using the click reaction between erbium(iii) bis(perfluoro-4-azidophenyl)phosphinate and a series of alkynes.
doi:10.1039/c6ra25494b fatcat:frv66kxwd5fvtop6am5jg3ujee