Isabella & Minnea @ Shift 2017 conference

Isabella and Minnea are at the Shift 2017 conference in Tenerife, Spain presenting their research topics (conference WWW). The conference and its name are referring to spectral shaping of light and the topics range from applications in energy and photochemistry to biomedical applications.

Go check the “Yb,Er up-conversion luminescence from molecular hybrid thin films prepared by ALD/MLD” poster by Minnea and “The use of synthetic hackmanites in storing UV radiation and X-rays” poster by Isabella.

New publication about oxovanadium complexes

Check out the latest short communication about the oxovanadium complexes and their use in oxidation catalysts.

Salonen, P., Peuronen, A., and Lehtonen, A., “Oxidovanadium(V) amine bisphenolates as epoxidation, sulfoxidation and catechol oxidation catalysts”, Inorg. Chem. Commun. 86 (2017) 165-167.
Read online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.inoche.2017.10.017

New collaboration publication about bioactive luminescent glasses

Check out a new collaboration publication about bioactive glasses with persistent luminescence. Funnily enough, it is also the first publication of the year 2018. :)

Saarinen, M., Nommeots-Nomm, A., Hokka, M., Laurila, J., Norrbo, I., Lastusaari, M., Massera, J., and L. Petit, ”Persistent luminescent particles containing bioactive glasses: Prospect toward tracking in-vivo implant mineralization using biophotonic ceramics”, ‎J. Eur. Ceram. Soc 38 (2018) 287-295.
Read online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2017.08.024

New publication about surface modification of UCNPs

Check out a new publication about the surface modification and layer-by-layer assembly on upconverting nanoparticles.

Palo, E., Salomäki, M., and Lastusaari, M., ”Surface modification of upconverting nanoparticles by layer-by-layer assembled polyelectrolytes and metal ions”, J Colloid Interface Sci. 508 (2017) 137–144.
Read online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcis.2017.08.038

New publications during the summer

Check out these new publications that have been published during summer. These concern coordination chemistry of metals, luminescent clay minerals and upconversion in glass materials and in hackmanites.

Norrbo, I., Hyppänen, I. and Lastusaari, M., “Up-conversion luminescence – A new property in tenebrescent and persistent luminescent hackmanites”, J. Lumin. 191 (2017) 28-34.
Read online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jlumin.2017.02.046

Santos, H.S., Carvalho, J.M., Viinikanoja, A., Hyppänen, I., Laihinen, T., Romani, E.C., Larrudé, D.G., Tuominen, Marjukka, Laukkanen, P., Swart, H.C., Brito, H.F., Hölsä, J, and Lastusaari, M., “Glowing synthetic chlorohectorite: The luminescent features of a trioctahedral clay mineral”, J. Lumin. 192 (2017) 567-573.
Read online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jlumin.2017.07.017

Seppälä, P., Sillanpää, R., and Lehtonen, A., “Structural diversity of copper(II) amino alcoholate complexes”, Coord. Chem. Rev. 347 (2017) 98-114.
Read online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ccr.2017.06.022

Nguyen, H., Tuomisto, M., Oksa, J., Salminen, T., Lastusaari, M., and Petit, L. “Upconversion in low rare-earth concentrated phosphate glasses using direct NaYF4:Er3+,Yb3+ nanoparticles doping”, Scripta Mater. 139 (2017) 130-133.
Read online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scriptamat.2017.06.050

Schachner, J.A., Mösch-Zanetti, N.C., Peuronen, A., and Lehtonen, A., “Dioxidomolybdenum(VI) and –tungsten(VI) complexes with tetradentate amino bisphenolates as catalysts for epoxidation”, Polyhedron 134 (2017) 73-78.
Read online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.poly.2017.06.011

Hossain, M.K., Schachner, J.A., Haukka, M., Lehtonen, A., Mösch-Zanetti, N.C., and Nordlander, E., “Dioxidomolybdenum(VI) and -tungsten(VI) complexes with tripodal amino bisphenolate ligands as epoxidation and oxo-transfer catalysts”, Polyhedron 134 (2017) 275-281.
Read online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.poly.2017.04.036

Publication about ALD in producing upconverting thin films

Check out our new publication about up-converting thin films and their properties by atomic layer deposition. The work is done in collaboration with Aalto university.

Tuomisto, M., Giedraityte, Z., Karppinen, M., and Lastusaari, M. “Photon up-converting (Yb,Er)2O3 thin films by atomic layer deposition”, Phys. Status Solidi-R 11 (2017) e201700076.
Read online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pssr.201700076

New publication on molybdenum(VI) oxo transfer catalysts

Check out a new publication about molybdenum(VI) complexes and their catalytic activity.

Hossain, M.K., Haukka, M., Sillanpää, R., Hrovat, D.A., Richmond, M.G., Nordlander, E., and Lehtonen, A. “Syntheses and catalytic oxotransfer activities of oxo molybdenum(VI) complexes of a new aminoalcohol phenolate ligand”, Dalton Trans. 46 (2017) 7051-7060.
Read online: http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1039/C7DT00846E

News: White emitting hackmanites @ University of Turku news

University of Turku news covers our hackmanite studies in addition with discussion about their use in various applications. So if you want to gain more perspective on the recent publication and can read Finnish, this is your link to follow:

“Turun yliopiston tutkijat kehittivät valaisimiin ja diagnostiikkaan edullisen ja auringonvalon sävyä tuottavan materiaalin” (University of Turku www, 24.5.2017)

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English version is now available at phys.org New low-cost material for lighting and diagnostics produces white light imitating sunlight