Instantaneous gelation of a new copper(II) metallogel amenable to encapsulation of a luminescent lanthanide cluster

William James Gee, Stuart Robert Batten

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Combining copper(II) chloride, 4-(1H-pyrazol-3-yl)pyridine and triethylamine in dimethylformamide (DMF) results in the instantaneous formation of a metallogel with as little as 0.51 wt of gelator. The metallogel was found to encapsulate a luminescent lanthanide cluster, yielding a luminescent metallogel.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4830 - 4832
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number40
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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