Platinum Pincer Complexes: In Pursuit of Switchable Materials

  • Mathew Bryant

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

Abstract

The research presented within this thesis is concerned with the design, synthesis, characterisation, and analysis of a series of new compounds of platinum (II), with aims to produce compounds possessing switchable optical properties, and with potential applications as "smart-materials" for use as highly selective sensors.
Date of Award5 Feb 2016
LanguageEnglish
Awarding Institution
  • University of Bath
SupervisorPaul Raithby (Supervisor) & Michael Whittlesey (Supervisor)

Keywords

  • Platinum
  • Pincer
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Crystallography
  • metastable
  • Sensor
  • Materials science
  • Luminescence
  • switches

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Platinum Pincer Complexes: In Pursuit of Switchable Materials
Bryant, M. (Author). 5 Feb 2016

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD