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Photoluminescent Investigation of the Doping Site of Eu3+-Doped [Zn3(BTC)2·12H2O] Metal-Organic Framework Prepared by Microwave-Assisted Hydrothermal Synthesis

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César S. Cunha [1] ; Oscar L. Malta [2] ; Huayna Terraschke [3] ; Hermi F. Brito [4]
Total Authors: 4
[1] Universidade de São Paulo. Instituto de Química - Brasil
[2] Universidade Federal de Pernambuco. Departamento de Química Fundamental - Brasil
[3] Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel. Institut für Anorganische Chemie - Alemanha
[4] Universidade de São Paulo. Instituto de Química - Brasil
Total Affiliations: 4
Document type: Journal article
Source: Journal of the Brazilian Chemical Society; v. 31, n. 11, p. 2409-2420, 2020-10-30.

The [Zn3(BTC)2·12H2O] (BTC = 1,3,5-tricarboxylate) metal-organic framework (MOF) was successfully synthesized using a microwave-assisted hydrothermal synthesis technique, which allowed for significantly decreased reaction time compared to the production of the same compound via conventional heating. In situ doping with Eu3+ ions at concentrations ranging from 1.0 to 5.0 mol% produced doped materials whose emission ranged from blue to red color. The Eu3+ spectroscopic properties were used to study the incorporation of the dopant into the structure of [Zn3(BTC)2·12H2O], even at very low concentrations. These experiments confirmed the usefulness of this ion as a luminescent probe, as it permitted the identification of small variations in structure not perceptible by X-ray diffraction. The variation in the coordination environment induced by increases in doping percentage was analyzed by evaluating changes in the characteristic Eu3+ excitation and emission profiles, using them to calculate luminescence lifetimes, experimental intensity parameters Ωλ (λ: 2 and 4) as well as the intrinsic quantum yield (QEu+3Eu+3) of the 5D0 emitting level of each doped MOF. The excitation and luminescence spectra show that intramolecular energy transfer from the BTC linker to Eu3+ ion, and we could observe the emission color tuning originated from the emissions of the BTC ligand and Eu3+ ion. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 16/03640-9 - High-throughput investigation of new rare earth-doped bismuth-based metal-organic frameworks (MOFs)
Grantee:Cesar dos Santos Cunha
Support Opportunities: Scholarships abroad - Research Internship - Doctorate (Direct)
FAPESP's process: 13/07521-6 - Preparation of supramolecular - MOF systems containing rare earth ions and their photoluminescent properties investigation
Grantee:Cesar dos Santos Cunha
Support Opportunities: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate (Direct)