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Synthesis, H2PO4 and Pd2+ ion sensing and gold nanoparticle encapsulation of ferrocenyldendrimers by a green chemistry approach

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Abstract

A green chemistry approach for the synthesis of three novel ferrocenyldendrimers containing a triazolyl ferrocenyl group at the periphery under microwave conditions using an ionic liquid (IL) mediated click reaction is described. The application of such ferrocenyldendrimers as sensors for H2PO4 and Pd2+ is also discussed. The ferrocenyldendrimers which are used for the synthesis of Au nanoparticles were characterized using UV-Vis, spectroscopy and high resolution transmission electron microscopy (HRTEM). From the HRTEM images it is shown that dendrimer 1 stabilizes the gold nanoparticle, whereas dendrimers 2 and 3 encapsulate the gold nanoparticle.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis, H2PO4− and Pd2+ ion sensing and gold nanoparticle encapsulation of ferrocenyldendrimers by a green chemistry approach

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The article was received on 26 Jun 2013, accepted on 14 Oct 2013 and first published on 16 Oct 2013


Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA43238F
Citation: RSC Adv., 2014,4, 4413-4419
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    Synthesis, H2PO4 and Pd2+ ion sensing and gold nanoparticle encapsulation of ferrocenyldendrimers by a green chemistry approach

    P. Rajakumar, R. Anandhan, D. Manoj and J. Santhanalakshmi, RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 4413
    DOI: 10.1039/C3RA43238F

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