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Providing a vital link between nanotechnology and conductive polymers, this book covers advances in topics of this interdisciplinary area. In each chapter, there is a discussion of current research issues while reviewing the background of the topic. The selection of topics and contributors from around the globe make this text an outstanding resource for researchers involved in the field of nanomaterials or polymer materials design. The book is divided into three sections: From Conductive Polymers to Nanotechnology, Synthesis and Characterization, and Applications Author Biographies. Foreword. Preface. 1 Introduction (Chunhui Huang and Zuqiang Bian). 1.1 Electronic Configuration of LanthanideAtoms in the Ground State. 1.2 Lanthanide Contraction. 1.3 Specificity of the Photophysical Properties of Rare Earth Compounds. 1.4 Specificities of Rare Earth Coordination Chemistry. 1.5 Coordination Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds. 1.6 Outlook. Acknowledgments. References. 2 beta-Diketonate Lanthanide Complexes (Kezhi Wang). 2.1 Introduction. 2.2 Types of beta-Diketones Used for Lanthanide Complexes. 2.3 beta-Diketonate Lanthanide Complexes. 2.4 Summary and Outlook. Acknowledgments. References. 3 Rare Earth Complexes with Carboxylic Acids, PolyaminopolycarboxylicAcids, and Amino Acids (Ruiyao Wang and Zhiping Zheng). 3.1 Introduction. 3.2 Rare Earth Complexes with CarboxylicAcids. 3.3 Rare Earth Complexes with PolyaminopolycarboxylicAcids. 3.4 Rare Earth Complexes with Amino Acids. 3.5 Summary and Outlook. References. 4 N-Based Rare Earth Complexes (Xiaomei Zhang and Jianzhuang Jiang). 4.1 Introduction. 4.2 Rare Earth Complexes with Amide Type Ligands. 4.3 Rare Earth Complexes with N-Heterocyclic Type Ligands. 4.4 Rare Earth Complexes with Schiff Base Type Ligands. 4.5 Outlook. List of Abbreviations. Acknowledgments. References. 5 Rare Earth Polyoxometalate Complexes (Ying Lu and Enbo Wang). 5.1 Synthesis. 5.2 Types and Structure Features. 5.3 Applications. 5.4 Outlook. References. 6 Coordination Chemistry of Rare EarthAlkoxides, Aryloxides, and Hydroxides (Zhiping Zheng and Ruiyao Wang). 6.1 Introduction. 6.2 LanthanideAlkoxides,Aryloxides, and Macrocyclic Polyaryloxides. 6.3 Lanthanide Hydroxide Complexes. 6.4 Summary and Outlook. Acknowledgments. References. 7 Rare Earth Metals Trapped Inside Fullerenes - Endohedral Metallofullerenes (EMFs) (Xing Lu, Takeshi Akasaka, and Shigeru Nagase). 7.1 Introduction. 7.2 Preparation and Purification of EMFs. 7.3 General Structures and Properties of EMFs Encapsulating Rare Earth Metals. 7.4 Chemistry of EMFs. 7.5 Applications of EMFs and Their Derivatives. 7.6 Perspectives: Challenge and Chance. Acknowledgments. References. 8 Organometallic Chemistry of the Lanthanide Metals (Yingming Yao and Qi Shen). 8.1 Introduction. 8.2 Synthesis and Reactivity of Organolanthanide Complexes Containing Ln-C Bonds. 8.3 Synthesis and Reactivity of Lanthanide Hydride Complexes. 8.4 Synthesis and Reactivity of Divalent Lanthanide Complexes. 8.5 Organometallic Ce(IV) Complexes. 8.6 Application in Homogeneous Catalysis. 8.7 Summary and Outlook. References. 9 Lanthanide Based MagneticMolecularMaterials (Bingwu Wang, Shangda Jiang, Xiuteng Wang, and Song Gao). 9.1 Introduction. 9.2 Magnetic Coupling in Lanthanide Containing Molecular Materials. 9.3 Magnetic Ordering in Lanthanide Based Molecular Materials. 9.4 Magnetic Relaxation in Lanthanide Containing Molecular Materials. 9.5 Outlook. Acknowledgments. References. 10 Gadolinium Complexes as MRI Contrast Agents for Diagnosis (Wingtak Wong and Kannie Waiyan Chan). 10.1 Clinical Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Contrast Agents. 10.2 Chemistry of Gadolinium Based ContrastAgents. 10.3 Contrast Enhanced MRI for Disease Diagnosis. 10.4 Outlook. References. 11 Electroluminescence Based on Lanthanide Complexes (Zuqiang Bian and Chunhui Huang). 11.1 Introduction. 11.2 Lanthanide Complexes Used in OLEDs. 11.3 Outlook. Acknowledgments. References. 12 Near-Infrared (NIR) Luminescence from Lanthanide(III) Complexes (Zhongning Chen and Haibing Xu). 12.1 Introduction. 12.2 Organic Antenna Chromophores as Sensitizers. 12.3 Metal-Organic Chromophores as Sensitizers. 12.4 Outlook. List of Abbreviations. Acknowledgments. References. 13 Luminescent Rare Earth Complexes as Chemosensors and Bioimaging Probes (Fuyou Li, Hong Yang, and He Hu). 13.1 Introduction. 13.2 Rare Earth Complexes as Luminescent Chemosensors. 13.3 Bioimaging Based on Luminescent Rare Earth Complexes. 13.4 Rare Earth Luminescent Chemosensors as Bioimaging Probes. 13.5 Rare Earth Complexes as Multiphoton Luminescence Probes for Bioimaging. 13.6 Rare Earth Materials with Upconversion Luminescence for Bioimaging. 13.7 Outlook. References. Index
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