Key Features

* Features comprehensive reviews on the latest developments
* Includes contributions from leading experts in the field
* Serves as an indispensable reference to advanced researchers

Readership

Bioinorganic, inorganic, supramolecular and organometallic chemists

Table of Contents

Preface

Luminescent lanthanide sensors

Abbreviations

I. Introduction

II. Effects of Ancillary Ligands

III. Additional Factors That Govern Complex Stability

IV. Looking to the Future

V. Conclusions

Acknowledgments

Photophysics of soft and hard molecular assemblies based on luminescent complexes

I. Introduction

II. Basic Photophysics of Selected Transition Metal Complexes

III. Molecular Systems Based on Aggregates of d6 Metal Complexes

IV. Molecular Systems Based on Aggregates of d8 Metal Complexes

V. Conclusions and Open Questions

Photochemistry and photophysics of metal complexes with dendritic ligands

I. Dendrimers: A New Class of Ligands

II. Intrinsic Photochemical and Photophysical Properties of Organic Dendrimers

III. Dendrimers with One or More Metal Complexes as Branching Centers

IV. Coordination of Metal Ions Inside Dendrimers

V. Coordination of Dendrimers Around Metal Ions

VI. Conclusion

Photochemistry and photocatalysis of rhenium(I) diimine complexes

I. Introduction

II. Photophysics of Rhenium(I) Diimine Complexes

III. Photochemistry of Rhenium(I) Complexes

IV. Rhenium(I) Complexes as Highly Efficient Photocatalyst

Acknowledgments

Design of porphyrin-based photosensitizers for photodynamic therapy

I. Introduction

II. Molecular and Electronic Structure

III. Electronic Transitions

IV. Photoinduced Reactions with Molecular Oxygen

V. Photodynamic Therapy

VI. Conclusions

Acknowledgments

Photosensitization and photocatalysis in bioinorganic, bio-organometallic and biomimetic systems

I. Introduction

II. Inorganic Photochemistry Inspired by Nature

III. Design Strategies and Building Blocks

Details

No. of pages:
464
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Print ISBN:
9780123859044
Electronic ISBN:
9780123859051

Reviews

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