Spectral studies of phthalocyanines

Zbigniew Opilski, Tadeusz Piotr Pustelny, Jolanta Ignac-Nowicka

Abstract


The paper presents the results of research of the optical properties of nickel-phthalocyanines (NiPc) in a wide spectrum range of optical radiation . Phthalocyanines belong to the group of organic semiconductors with a complicated molecular structure. Spectral characteristics of complex refractive index and optical transmission coefficient were determined. The tests were carried out in the range of wavelengths of optical radiation: 300-2500 nm. By means of Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) method, tests concerning the possibilities of using nickel phthalocyanines in gaseous sensors of nitrogen dioxide in atmospheres of air and nitrogen were carried out.

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