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Direct use of waste PET as unfailing source of organic reagents in the synthesis of intrinsic white/yellow luminescent nanoporous zincophosphates

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Abstract

Scraps of waste PET bottle were successfully employed in two reactions as potent organic reagents to produce a lanthanide-free phosphor with intrinsic white and yellow photoluminescence property, providing a brand new perspective to chemical recovery of waste PET. Microwave synthesis was also explored to produce isotypic structures from which unforeseen variations in organic linker orientation were detected.

Graphical abstract: Direct use of waste PET as unfailing source of organic reagents in the synthesis of intrinsic white/yellow luminescent nanoporous zincophosphates

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The article was received on 18 Apr 2011, accepted on 25 May 2011 and first published on 28 Jun 2011


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15427C
Citation: Green Chem., 2011,13, 2000-2003
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    Direct use of waste PET as unfailing source of organic reagents in the synthesis of intrinsic white/yellow luminescent nanoporous zincophosphates

    Y. Huang, Y. Lai, C. Lin and S. Wang, Green Chem., 2011, 13, 2000
    DOI: 10.1039/C1GC15427C

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