Luminescent lanthanide (Eu(iii)) cross-linked supramolecular metallo co-polymeric hydrogels: The effect of ligand symmetry

Samuel Bradberry, Garret Dee, Oxana Kotova, Colin P. McCoy, Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson

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Abstract

Two lanthanide luminescent naphthyl-dipicolinic amide (dpa) methacrylate monomers for the synthesis of grafted supramolecular co-polymer gels (hydrogels), and their use as additional crosslinks in robust covalently cross-linked HEMA hydrogels is presented; the results demonstrate the importance of the ligand symmetry for the Eu(iii) emission from the hydrogels.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1754-1757
JournalChemical Communications
Volume55
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 04 Jan 2019

Keywords

  • LUMINESCENCE
  • Lanthanides
  • HYDROGELS
  • COPOLYMERS
  • LIGANDS

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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