Melt-induced fluorescent signature in a simple naphthalenediimide.

@article{Bell2010MeltinducedFS,
  title={Melt-induced fluorescent signature in a simple naphthalenediimide.},
  author={Toby D M Bell and Sheshanath V. Bhosale and Craig M Forsyth and David J. Hayne and Kenneth P Ghiggino and James Andell Hutchison and Chintan H Jani and Steven James Langford and Marcia A-P Lee and Clint Peter Woodward},
  journal={Chemical communications},
  year={2010},
  volume={46 27},
  pages={4881-3}
}
The synthesis and fluorescence properties of a naphthalenediimide ditosylate are presented. The fluorescence is highly solvent and morphology dependent with a dramatic change in fluorescence output occurring following melting from a crystalline form. This observation is attributed to thermal disruption of the crystal structure allowing the formation of emissive dimers within the amorphous melt. 

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