Large optical limiting properties of the pentanuclear 'open' structural cluster compound [WS4Cu4(SCN)2(py)6]

Michael K.M. Low, Hongwei Hou, Hegen Zheng, Wing Tak Wong, Guoxin Jin, Xinquan Xin, Wei Ji

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Optical limiting properties of a pentanuclear 'open' structural inorganic cluster have been studied with 7 ns laser pulses of 532 nm wavelength; the limiting threshold of the cluster [WS4Cu4(SCN)2(py)6] is 0.3 J cm-2, which is about five times better than that observed in C60.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)505-506
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 21 Feb 1998
Externally publishedYes

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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