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A Spectral Study of the Complexation between the Hybrid Spiropyran Molecules and Metal Ions


The absorption and fluorescent, as well as photochromic properties exhibited by hybrid spiropyran during formation of complexes between its molecules with metal ions were studied.

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This study was financially supported by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation within the framework of the State assignments of the Photochemistry Center, Federal Research Center for Crystallography and Photonics, Russian Academy of Sciences (spectral and kinetic studies), of the Interdepartmental Center for Analytical Research in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology, Presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences (study of the complexation processes), and of the Semenov Federal Research Center for Chemical Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences (synthesis of the compound and study of the complexation mechanism).

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Valova, T.M., Venidiktova, O.V., Barachevsky, V.A. et al. A Spectral Study of the Complexation between the Hybrid Spiropyran Molecules and Metal Ions. Russ J Gen Chem 91, 2647–2655 (2021).

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  • photochromism
  • absorption spectra
  • fluorescence spectra
  • transformation mechanism
  • complexes
  • metal ions
  • hybrid spiropyran