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Determining the Critical Particle Size to Induce Enhanced Emission in Aggregates of a Highly Twisted Triarylamine

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  • Dr. Akshay Kokil,

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    1. Center for Advanced Materials, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, One University Ave. Lowell, MA 01854 (USA)
    • Akshay Kokil, Center for Advanced Materials, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, One University Ave. Lowell, MA 01854 (USA)

      Paul M. Lahti, Department of Chemistry, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 710 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01003 (USA)

      Jayant Kumar, Center for Advanced Materials, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, One University Ave. Lowell, MA 01854 (USA)

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  • J. Matthew Chudomel,

    1. Department of Chemistry, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 710 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01003 (USA)
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  • Dr. Boqian Yang,

    1. Department of Chemistry, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 710 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01003 (USA)
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  • Prof. Michael D. Barnes,

    1. Department of Chemistry, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 710 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01003 (USA)
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  • Prof. Paul M. Lahti,

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    1. Department of Chemistry, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 710 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01003 (USA)
    • Akshay Kokil, Center for Advanced Materials, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, One University Ave. Lowell, MA 01854 (USA)

      Paul M. Lahti, Department of Chemistry, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 710 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01003 (USA)

      Jayant Kumar, Center for Advanced Materials, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, One University Ave. Lowell, MA 01854 (USA)

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  • Prof. Jayant Kumar

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    1. Center for Advanced Materials, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, One University Ave. Lowell, MA 01854 (USA)
    • Akshay Kokil, Center for Advanced Materials, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, One University Ave. Lowell, MA 01854 (USA)

      Paul M. Lahti, Department of Chemistry, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 710 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01003 (USA)

      Jayant Kumar, Center for Advanced Materials, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, One University Ave. Lowell, MA 01854 (USA)

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Abstract

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Towards highly luminescent aggregates: A highly twisted triphenylamine displays aggregation-induced enhanced emission. A solvent-specific critical molecular aggregate size, once reached, gives rapid onset of enhanced emission in polar solvent mixtures that favor quenching of solvated individual molecule excited states.

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