lanthanide complexes, calix[4]arenes, azacrown ethers, luminescence.

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Smola, S., Rusakova, N., Alekseeva, O., Basok, S., Kirichenko, T., Korovin, O., Malinka, O., & Semenishyn, N. (2021). STRUCTURE AND SPECTRAL-LUMUINESCENT PROPERTIES OF LANTHANIDE-CONTAINING COMPLEXES WITH AZACROWN CALIXARENES. Ukrainian Chemistry Journal, 87(10), 103-115.


Lanthanide complexes with calix[4]arenes lower rim substituted with two azacrown ether fragments are reported. The size of the substituent cavity varied from 4 to 6 heteroatoms. The complexes were analyzed by means of IR, NMR, ESI mass spectroscopy. It is assumed that the coordination of Ln(III) ions occurs through the donor atoms of the lower rim; the counter anion and solvent molecule are also coordinated. Lanthanide-centered characteristic luminescence was observed in Eu(III), Tb(III) and Yb(III) complexes. The most efficient 4f-luminescence is observed for terbium-containing complexes with benzo-crown-derived ligands. The pathways of the sensitization of 4f-luminescence are discussed.


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