The mechanism of quenching of the lanthanide excited state for optical probes using sensitised emission

Ga Lai Law, David Parker*, Siobhan L. Richardson, Ka-Leung WONG

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Abstract

The mechanism of quenching of the excited state of terbium and europium complexes by electron-rich reductants occurs by formation of an exciplex involving the triplet excited state of the sensitising chromophore.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8481-8484
Number of pages4
JournalDalton Transactions
Issue number40
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 28 Oct 2009

Scopus Subject Areas

  • Inorganic Chemistry

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