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A pyridinyl-functionalized tetraphenylethylene fluorogen for specific sensing of trivalent cations

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Abstract

A pyridinyl-functionalized tetraphenylethene (Py-TPE) was synthesized and it demonstrated colorimetric and ratiometric fluorescent responses to trivalent metal cations (M3+, M = Cr, Fe, Al) over a variety of mono- and divalent metal cations.

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The article was received on 15 Nov 2012, accepted on 04 Jan 2013 and first published on 04 Jan 2013


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C2CC38246F
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2013,49, 1503-1505
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    A pyridinyl-functionalized tetraphenylethylene fluorogen for specific sensing of trivalent cations

    X. Chen, X. Y. Shen, E. Guan, Y. Liu, A. Qin, J. Z. Sun and B. Z. Tang, Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 1503
    DOI: 10.1039/C2CC38246F

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