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Durham University

Department of Chemistry

Publication details for Prof. Andrew Beeby

Davidson, Ross, Hsu, Yu-Ting, Griffiths, Gareth C., Li, Chenfei, Yufit, Dmitry, Pal, Robert & Beeby, Andrew (2018). Highly Linearized Twisted Iridium(III) Complexes. Inorganic Chemistry 57(22): 14450-14462.

Author(s) from Durham


Sonogashira coupling with alkyne iridium(phenylpyridine)2(acetylacetone) synthons is used to produce highly linearized twisted iridium(III) complexes with lengths of up to 5 nm. These complexes were mechanically aligned in a polymer matrix, showing an improved contrast ratio with increased length.