Future is green chemistry: synthesis and photophysical characterization of new copper(I)- and silver(I)-based azolate/polycylic arene complexes
Group 11 (+1) d10 transition metal complexes, specifically copper and silver, have attracted significant attention for their fascinating architectural and photoluminescent properties which can be utilized in various potential technological applications. Of particular interest in recent studies is their ability to form various polymers and cyclic trimers or hexamers with coordination of different azolate ligands to the metal centers. This presentation will overview the synthesis and characterization of new mixed ligand fluorinated metal azolate complexes. Solvent-less transformations occurred by mechanical grinding at ambient laboratory conditions in an effort towards greener synthetic methods using less hazardous organic solvents. Comparison of both solventmediated and solvent-less products were evaluated through characterization of spectroscopic properties including emission and excitation spectra, lifetimes, FTIR, TGA, and elemental analysis.
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