Donor–acceptor organo-imido polyoxometalates: high transparency, high activity redox-active NLO chromophores

Ahmed Al-Yasari, Nick Van Steerteghem, Hani El Moll, Koen Clays, John Fielden

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We show that polyoxometalates (POMs) are an excellent redox-active acceptor on which to base high performance 2nd order non-linear optical (NLO) chromophores. This is demonstrated through three new organoimido-Lindqvist derivatives with HRS β0-values exceeding those of any dipolar organic system with comparable donor, π-system and absorption profile. Thus, organoimido POMs may provide a new generation of high performance, high transparency, and potentially redox-switchable NLO materials.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2818-2822
Number of pages5
JournalDalton Transactions
Issue number7
Early online date19 Jan 2016
Publication statusPublished - 21 Feb 2016

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