A new class of highly solvatochromic dicyano rhenate(i) diimine complexes-synthesis, photophysics and photocatalysis

Research output: Journal Publications and Reviews (RGC: 21, 22, 62)21_Publication in refereed journalpeer-review

23 Scopus Citations
View graph of relations

Author(s)

Detail(s)

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2311-2313
Journal / PublicationChemical Communications
Volume49
Issue number23
Publication statusPublished - 21 Mar 2013

Abstract

A new class of dicarbonyl dicyano rhenate(i) diimine complexes, cis,trans-[Re(CO)2(CN)2(N-N)]-, with highly environmentally sensitive MLCT absorption and emission properties was synthesised and characterised. Preliminary experiments revealed that these complexes are active photocatalysts for CO2 reduction. © The Royal Society of Chemistry.