Morphology-driven absorption and emission colour changes in liquid-crystalline, cyclometallated platinum(ii) complexes

Valery N. Kozhevnikov, Bertrand Donnio, Benoît Heinrich, Duncan W. Bruce
2014 Chemical Communications  
Platinum(ii) complexes of 1,3-bis(2-pyridyl)benzene containing two alkyl chains are unexpectedly mesomorphic and capable of changing absorption and emission colour depending on the phase obtained after thermal treatment.
doi:10.1039/c4cc06958g pmid:25283132 fatcat:duwdl4tjnbhnnamsnf4g2z6wzu