Molecular design strategy reveals near infrared-absorbing hydrocarbon — ScienceDaily

Nagoya University researchers have synthesized a unique molecule with a surprising property: it can absorb near infrared light. The molecule is made only of hydrogen and carbon atoms and offers insights for making organic conductors and batteries. The details were published in the journal Nature Communications. Organic chemist Hiroshi Shinokubo and physical organic chemist Norihito […]

Molecular design strategy reveals near infrared-absorbing hydrocarbon

IMAGE: as-indacenoterrylene is a bowl-shaped compound made only of hydrogen and carbon atoms that can absorb near infrared light. view more  Credit: Norihito Fukui Nagoya University researchers have synthesized a unique molecule with a surprising property: it can absorb near infrared light. The molecule is made only of hydrogen and carbon atoms and offers insights for […]