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Selective turn-on fluorescence detection of cyanide in water using hydrophobic CdSe quantum dots

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The ability of 2,2′-bipyridine-bound copper(II) ions to quench the photoluminescence of hydrophobic CdSe quantum dots is used to create a novel, selective turn-on fluorescence cyanide sensor.

Graphical abstract: Selective turn-on fluorescence detection of cyanide in water using hydrophobic CdSe quantum dots

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The article was received on 19 Oct 2007, accepted on 11 Feb 2008 and first published on 26 Feb 2008


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B716194H
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2008,0, 1998-2000

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    Selective turn-on fluorescence detection of cyanide in water using hydrophobic CdSe quantum dots

    A. Touceda-Varela, E. I. Stevenson, J. A. Galve-Gasión, D. T. F. Dryden and J. C. Mareque-Rivas, Chem. Commun., 2008, 0, 1998
    DOI: 10.1039/B716194H

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