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Industrial organic photochromic dyes

Organic photochromic molecules are well established as colorants in the manufacture of niche products, providing striking colour change effects when irradiated with light. This paper describes the industrially important classes of photochromic dye in terms of their development and chemistries, the applications in which their photochromism is employed commercially, and the technical features behind their […]

S Nigel Corns, Steven M Partington and Andrew D Towns 09/11/2009 Colorant Synthesis, Coloration of Textiles, Coloration Technology, Colour Application, Colour Theory

Styryl dyes – Synthesis and Applications during the last 15 years

One of the most widely used and important groups of functional dyes are the styryl dyes and a review of this functional dye class has not been published for more than 15 years. In this review article, we describe the new trends in the synthesis of a range of novel intermediates and styryl dyes and […]

Todor Deligeorgiev, Aleksey Vasilev, Stefka Kaloyanova, Juan J Vaquero 12/03/2010 Colorant Synthesis, Coloration Technology, Colour Application
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