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Cyanide modulated fluorescent supramolecular assembly of a hexaphenylbenzene derivative for detection of trinitrotoluene at the attogram level

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Abstract

Fluorescent nanorods formed by self-assembly of hexaphenylbenzene derivative 3 in the presence of cyanide ions serve as a sensitive colorimetric and fluorogenic sensor for the detection of trinitrotoluene (TNT) at the attogram (10−18 g) level with a detection limit of 10.21 ppq (parts per quadrillion).

Graphical abstract: Cyanide modulated fluorescent supramolecular assembly of a hexaphenylbenzene derivative for detection of trinitrotoluene at the attogram level

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The article was received on 21 Sep 2012, accepted on 06 Dec 2012 and first published on 07 Dec 2012


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C2CC36872B
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2013,49, 895-897
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    Cyanide modulated fluorescent supramolecular assembly of a hexaphenylbenzene derivative for detection of trinitrotoluene at the attogram level

    V. Bhalla, S. Pramanik and M. Kumar, Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 895
    DOI: 10.1039/C2CC36872B

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