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  • "Diborylenetetraaminoperylenes (DIBOTAP): A new class of highly fluorescent functional polycyclig hydrocarbons with N-B-N units", T. Riehm, G. De Paoli, H. Wadepohl, L. De Cola, L. H. Gade , Chem. Commun., 2008, 5348-5350.
  • "Photobehaviour of thio-analogues of stilbene and 1,2-distyrylbenzene studied by time-resolved absorption techniques", G. Ginocchietti, E. Cecchetto, L. De Cola, U. Mazucato, A. Spalletti , Chem. Phys., 2008, 352, 28-34.
  • "Tuning emission properties of Iridium and Ruthenium metallosurfactants in micellar systems", A. Guerrero-Martinez, Y. Vida, D. Dominguez-Gutierrez, R.Q. Albuquerque, L. De Cola , Inorg. Chem., 2008, 47, 9131-9133.
  • "Functionalized Nanocontainers as Dual Magnetic and Optical Probes for Molecular Imaging Applications", M. Tsotsalas, M. Busby, E. Gianolio, S. Aime, L. De Cola , Chem. Mater., 2008, 20, 5888-5893.
  • "Synthesis of Oligoarylenevinylenes with Fluorinated Double Bonds", F. Babudri, A. Cardone, L. De Cola, G.M. Farinola, G.S. Kottas, C. Martinelli, F. Naso , Synthesis, 2008, 10, 1580-1588.
  • "Time, Space and Spectrally Resolved Studies on J-Aggregate Interactions in Zeolite-L Nanochannels", M. Busby, C. Blum, M. Tibben, S. Fibikar, G. Calzaferri, V. Subramaniam, L. De Cola, , J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 130, 10970-10976.