Supramolecular core-shell heterostructures with controllable multi-color-emitting properties

Hongyang Zhang, Yilong LEI, Haitao Wang, Wai Yeung WONG*

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Herein, we report novel supermolecular heterojunctions with six kinds of multi-layer core-shell microstructures, which consist of up to three CT complex components that realize programmable fabrication with defined luminescent CT domains and controllable multi-color-emitting properties. A stepwise seeded-growth route was designed using these CT cocrystals as seed and growing units during the process of fabrication where solution-epitaxy growth would occur based on their perfect lattice matching. This rational multi-step synthetic route furnishes a new insight into developing and constructing more sophisticated organic heterogeneous materials.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2669-2675
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Materials Chemistry C
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 28 Feb 2020

Scopus Subject Areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Chemistry


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