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A rhenium tricarbonyl 4’-oxo-terpy trimer as a luminescent molecular vessel with a removable silver stopper

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  • Michael Coogan
  • Vanesa Fernandez-Moreira
  • BM Kariuki
  • Simon J. A. Pope
  • Flora L. Thorp-Greenwood
<mark>Journal publication date</mark>2009
<mark>Journal</mark>Angewandte Chemie International Edition
Number of pages4
<mark>Original language</mark>English


Shining metal cups: A luminescent tube of triangular cross-section and stoppered by a silver ion (see picture: Re yellow, N blue, O red) is formed in two steps from commercial materials. The silver ion can be removed to give a tube, and both species are potential hosts for small ions and molecules; a change in luminescence is triggered by the encapsulation of silver.