An evanescent field driven mono-molecular layer photoswitch: coordination and release of metallated macrocycles

Michael J. Cook, Anne-Mette Nygard, Zhenxin Wang, David Russell

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Photoswitching of ‘on’ and ‘off’ coordination sites in a self assembled monolayer containing the 4-(arylazo)pyridine chromophore has been achieved using the evanescent field and illustrated through coordination and photon induced release of zinc tetraphenylporphyrin.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1056-1057
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2002

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