Gon, Masayuki

Assistant Professor,Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University*Profile is at the time of the award.

2020Inamori Research GrantsScience & Engineering

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Development of Fused Conjugated Polymer Complexes for Highly Efficient Near‐Infrared Emission
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Azobenzene scaffolds have been used for dyes in the long history and recently, they have been applied to reversible photoswitching materials. Azobenzene scaffolds are the conjugated system including nitrogen-nitrogen double bonds, however, the synthesis of the conjugated polymers using the azobenzene skeletons have been rarely reported. Conjugated polymers have attracted attention as organic-based light and flexible devices such as organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) and organic photovoltaics (OPVs). Herein, we newly prepared novel conjugated polymers containing azobenzene moieties in the main chain to obtain the organic materials exhibiting unprecedented performances such as highly efficient near-infrared emissions.

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Thank you very much for adopting this theme. Through this research, I hope to create a new trend in materials chemistry by focusing on interesting organic structures.

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