Emission amplification by sumanene nanocrystals in an onigiri-type organic-organic assembly

Yuki Morita, Satoru Nakao, Setsiri Haesuwannakij, Shuhei Higashibayashi, Hidehiro Sakurai

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Core-shell assemblies of nanocrystals of sumanene (shell) and sumanenetrione (core) resembling onigiri (filled Japanese rice balls) were fabricated by stepwise reprecipitation. Optical properties of the onigiri-type assemblies showed that emissions from the core sumanenetrione nanocrystals were amplified through energy transfer from the shell sumanene nanocrystals through the nanocrystalline interface.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9050-9052
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number72
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Sep 18


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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