Advanced Materials

Cover image for Vol. 27 Issue 9

Editor-in-Chief: Peter Gregory, Deputy Editors: Mary Farrell, Duoduo Liang, Lorna Stimson

Online ISSN: 1521-4095

Associated Title(s): Advanced Energy Materials, Advanced Engineering Materials, Advanced Functional Materials, Advanced Healthcare Materials, Advanced Materials Interfaces, Advanced Optical Materials, Particle & Particle Systems Characterization, Small

July 15, 2002

Multi-colored photochromic single crystals...

of diarylethene mixtures composed of two compounds have been prepared. Upon irradiation with different wavelengths of light, the colorless crystals turn red, blue, or purple, as the two components selectively undergo photochromic reactions. Such multi-colored photochromic crystals have potential for applications in high-density memories and multi-color displays. (M. Irie et al., August 5, Adv. Mater. 2002, 14, 1027-1029)

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