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Issue 55, 2013

Extremely fast and highly selective detection of nitroaromatic explosive vapours using fluorescent polymer thin films

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Abstract

A novel sensing material based on pyrene doped polyethersulfone worm-like structured thin film is developed using a facile technique for detection of nitroaromatic explosive vapours. The formation of π–π stacking in the thin fluorescent film allows a highly sensitive fluorescence quenching which is detectable by the naked eye in a response time of a few seconds.

Graphical abstract: Extremely fast and highly selective detection of nitroaromatic explosive vapours using fluorescent polymer thin films

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Submitted
30 Apr 2013
Accepted
21 May 2013
First published
22 May 2013

Chem. Commun., 2013,49, 6140-6142
Article type
Communication

Extremely fast and highly selective detection of nitroaromatic explosive vapours using fluorescent polymer thin films

G. B. Demirel, B. Daglar and M. Bayindir, Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 6140 DOI: 10.1039/C3CC43202E

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