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Two-Color Three-State Luminescent Lanthanide Core–Shell Crystals

Publication In Chemistry European journal

Published on : February 8, 2017

Laboratoire de chimie (ENS de Lyon Chemistry Lab) and IGFL

Photographs of the composite Eu@Tb crystal

Photographs of the composite Eu@Tb crystal under excitation at 280 nm (a), 345 nm (b), 365 nm (c) ©François Riobé

Luminescent core–shell crystals based on lanthanide tris-dipicolinate complexes were obtained from the successive growing of two different lanthanide complex layers. Selective or simultaneous emission of each part of the crystal can be achieved by a careful choice of the excitation wavelength.

References: Cristina M. Balogh, Laurent Veyre, Guillaume Pilet, Cyril Charles, Laurent Viriot, Chantal Andraud, Chloé Thieuleux, François Riobé & Olivier Maury. Two-color three-state luminescent lanthanide core-shell crystals. Chem. Eur. J. 12 janvier 2017. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201605728

Support: Financial support from the "ARC Région Rhône-Alpes" (grant to C.M.B.) and the ANR SCOSIMLIGHT (ANR-13-BS07-0022-01).

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Two-color three-state luminescent lanthanide core-shell crystals (publication in Chemistry European Journal)

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