Environmental effects on the photophysics of transition metal complexes with dipyrido 2,3-a:3 ',2 '-c phenazine (dppz) and related ligands
Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift, 2011

This review primarily covers studies of ruthenium(II) complexes with the dppz (dipyrido[2,3-a:3',2'-c]phenazine) ligand; in solution, in polymers and surfactant/lipid media, and when bound to DNA. Related studies with other transition metals, and with extended ligands that can form bimetallic as well as monometallic complexes are discussed. The review focuses on photophysics of these complexes with particular attention devoted to the nature of the excited states that give rise to emission, their dependence on solvent environment, and the behavior of the complexes as luminescent probes for DNA.

molecular light switch

photophysics

dna-binding properties

Emission

ruthenium dipyridophenazine complexes

Light-switch effect

DNA

Ruthenium(II)

extended aromatic bridges

Excited states

solvent dependent

intercalating ligand

electron-transfer

dppz

raman-spectroscopy

excited-state

resonance

ru(ii) complexes

Författare

A. W. McKinley

Newcastle University

Imperial College London

Per Lincoln

Chalmers, Kemi- och bioteknik, Fysikalisk kemi

Eimer Tuite

Newcastle University

Coordination Chemistry Reviews

0010-8545 (ISSN)

Vol. 255 2676-2692

Ämneskategorier

Kemi

DOI

10.1016/j.ccr.2011.06.012