Angewandte Chemie International Edition

Cover image for Vol. 55 Issue 41

Editor: Peter Gölitz, Deputy Editors: Neville Compton, Haymo Ross

Online ISSN: 1521-3773

Associated Title(s): Angewandte Chemie, Chemistry - A European Journal, Chemistry – An Asian Journal, ChemistryOpen, ChemPlusChem, Zeitschrift für Chemie

45_16/2006Cover Picture: Synthesis and Characterization of a Multicomponent Rhenium(i) Complex for Application as an OLED Dopant (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 16/2006)

Modular molecules designed to act as efficient dopants for organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) encourage directional transport of electrons and holes, causing them to recombine at the emitting center. In their Communication on page 2582 ff., K. C. Gordon and co-workers describe such a molecule, a phosphorescent dye that comprises an emissive center bound on either side by an electron-transport group and a hole-transport group, as shown in the cover picture.

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The synthesis, structure, and sorption properties of a new metal–organic framework built up from four types of porous tetrahedra is described by O. M. Yaghi and co-workers in their Communication on page 2528 ff.

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T. Risse et al. have examined Au clusters on MgO surfaces and report the influence of surface color centers (oxygen vacancies) and adsorbed CO molecules in their Communications on pages 2630 ff. and 2633 ff.