Synthesis, functionalization, characterization, and photophysical study of carbonyl-containing isocyano rhenium(I) diimine complexes.

New classes of tunable rhenium(I) diimine luminophores with formula of [Re(CO)(CNR)(3)(N-N)]PF(6) and [Re(CO)(L(x))(CNC(6)H(4)Cl-4)(2)(1,10-phenanthroline)]PF(6), (R = C(6)H(5), 4-BrC(6)H(4), 4-ClC(6)H(4), 4-MeOC(6)H(4), 2,6-(i)Pr(2)C(6)H(3); N-N = 1,10-phenanthroline, 5,6-dibromo-1,10-phenanthroline, 4,4'-di-tert-butyl-2,2'-bipyridine; L(x) = MeCN… CONTINUE READING