Photochemical ligand ejection from non-sterically promoted Ru(ii)bis(diimine) 4,4′-bi-1,2,3-triazolyl complexes

Christine E. Welby, Georgina K. Armitage, Harry Bartley, Alessandro Sinopoli, Baljinder S. Uppal, Paul I P Elliott

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Complexes of the form [Ru(diimine)2(btz)]2+ (btz = 1,1′-dibenzyl-4,4′-bi-1,2,3-triazolyl) are observed to undergo photochemical ejection of the btz ligand in the absence of any promotion through steric congestion to generate cis-bis(solvent) complexes [Ru(diimine) 2(solvent)2]2+. This journal is

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)735-738
Number of pages4
JournalPhotochemical and Photobiological Sciences
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2014


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