Violet emission observed from phthalocyanines

Yuji Kaneko, Yoshinobu Nishimura, Nobuaki Takane, Tatsuo Arai, Hirochika Sakuragi, Nagao Kobayashi, Daisaku Matsunaga, Chyongjin Pac, Katsumi Tokumaru

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Spectral features of violet emission observed from phthalocyanines in addition to the well-known strong red emission are presented. The origin of the violet emission from the present and reported phthalocyanines is argued based upon the observed and estimated features.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)177-183
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry
Issue number1-3
Publication statusPublished - 1997 Jun 1


  • Emission
  • Phthalocyanines
  • Two-photon excitation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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