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Lanthanide-based metal–organic frameworks as luminescent probes

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Abstract

Lanthanide-based metal–organic frameworks (Ln-MOFs), as notable materials, are constructed by Ln3+ ions and organic ligands, or Ln3+ ions functionalizing non-Ln-MOFs, and exhibit promising applications in various fields. Over the past decades, quite a lot of investigations of Ln-MOFs have been carried out, and many good results have been obtained. Among these results, Ln-MOFs as luminescent probes for unique detection are gradually becoming a hot topic due to their fast and effective luminescent response for the targeted substance. In this perspective article, we discuss the construction of luminescent Ln-MOFs, their applications in possible detection mechanisms, and summarize some examples of Ln-MOFs as luminescent probes for sensing cations, anions and small molecules.

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The article was received on 02 Jun 2016, accepted on 14 Jul 2016 and first published on 14 Jul 2016


Article type: Perspective
DOI: 10.1039/C6DT02213H
Citation: Dalton Trans., 2016,45, 18003-18017
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    Lanthanide-based metal–organic frameworks as luminescent probes

    H. Xu, C. Cao, X. Kang and B. Zhao, Dalton Trans., 2016, 45, 18003
    DOI: 10.1039/C6DT02213H

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