New luminescent cyclometalated iridium(III) diimine complexes as biological labeling reagents.

@article{Lo2003NewLC,
  title={New luminescent cyclometalated iridium(III) diimine complexes as biological labeling reagents.},
  author={Kenneth Kam-Wing Lo and Chi-Keung Chung and Terence Kwok-Ming Lee and Lok-Hei Lui and Keith Hing-Kit Tsang and Nianyong Zhu},
  journal={Inorganic chemistry},
  year={2003},
  volume={42 21},
  pages={6886-97}
}
We report the synthesis, characterization, and photophysical and electrochemical properties of thirty luminescent cyclometalated iridium(III) diimine complexes [Ir(N-C)(2)(N-N)](PF(6)) (HN-C = 2-phenylpyridine, Hppy; 2-(4-methylphenyl)pyridine, Hmppy; 3-methyl-1-phenylpyrazole, Hmppz; 7,8-benzoquinoline, Hbzq; 2-phenylquinoline, Hpq; N-N = 4-amino-2,2'-bipyridine, bpy-NH(2); 4-isothiocyanato-2,2'-bipyridine, bpy-ITC; 4-iodoacetamido-2,2'-bipyridine, bpy-IAA; 5-amino-1,10-phenanthroline, phen-NH… CONTINUE READING