Gray group publishes new class of phosphorescent platinum(II) complexes

DOE-funded research by graduate student Ted Liska and undergraduate Anna Swetz in the laboratory of Thomas Gray, in collaboration with the University of Houston and Purdue University, has uncovered a chelating ligand that combines with platinum(II) alkynyls to yield efficient solid-state triplet light emission.  Read about it in Chem. Eur. J.