Journal of Fluorescence

, Volume 23, Issue 5, pp 1039–1044

Synthesis, Fluorescence Properties and Theoretical Calculations of Novel Stilbene Derivatives Based on 1,3,4-Oxadiazole Bearing Anthracene Core

  • Xinwei Li
  • Huixiong Lu
  • Daohang He
  • Chun Luo
  • Jianjun Huang


Two novel stilbene derivatives bearing anthracene core based on 1,3,4-oxadiazole were efficiently synthesized and characterized by 1H-NMR, mass spectrometry and elemental analysis. The optical properties of the title compounds were investigated by UV–vis absorption and fluorescence emission spectra in different solvents. Chemical calculations were performed by density functional theory (DFT) at the (B3LYP)/6-31G* level. The results show the two compounds exhibit strong green fluorescence emission ranged from 489–493 nm, and the fluorescence quantum yield ranged from 0.78–0.92. Their HOMO and LUMO levels are (−5.44 eV, −2.25 eV) and (−5.45 eV, −2.28 eV), respectively. The influence of the solvent on the fluorescence intensities was also discussed.


Synthesis Stilbene 1,3,4-Oxadiazole Anthracene Fluorescence properties DFT 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xinwei Li
    • 1
    • 2
  • Huixiong Lu
    • 1
  • Daohang He
    • 1
  • Chun Luo
    • 2
  • Jianjun Huang
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Chemistry and Chemical EngineeringSouth China University of TechnologyGuangzhouPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.Guangzhou Baiyunshan Hanfang Pharmaceutical Co.Ltd.GuangzhouPeople’s Republic of China

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