Exciplex quenching of a luminescent cyclometallated platinum complex by extremely poor Lewis bases

Chem Commun (Camb). 2009 Jul 28:(28):4215-7. doi: 10.1039/b901510h. Epub 2009 Jun 8.


An intensely phosphorescent Pt complex in cyclohexane is efficiently quenched by exciplex formation with extremely weak Lewis bases such as toluene and other aromatic compounds.