Fluorescent switches with high selectivity towards sodium ions: Correlation of ion-induced conformation switching with fluorescence function

A.P. De Silva, H.Q.N. Gunaratne, T. Gunnlaugsson, M. Nieuwenhuizen

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Abstract

Diazacoronand 2 undergoes drastic conformational switching upon binding sodium ions as demonstrated by solution- and solid-state studies, which permit the design of efficient fluorescent PET (photoinduced electron transfer) switches 3a,b.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1967-1968
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number16
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01 Jan 1996

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