Cation–π interactions secure aggregation induced emission of planar organic luminophores

Leduskrasts, K.; Kinens, A.; Suna, E. Chem. Commun., 2019, 55, 12663-12666.

DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06829E

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Abstract

The use of non-covalent intermolecular π+–π interactions between quaternary pyridinium or imidazolium cations and aromatic π systems is an efficient approach to achieve AIE in planar purely organic luminophores.