New fluorogenic calixazacrown (5) bearing two pyrene amide pendent groups has been synthesized. Based on ratiometric changes of monomer and excimer emissions, 5 has been found to act as a selective sensor for Pb2+ ion due to conformational change upon chelation of Pb2+ within 1:1 complex.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Journal of Inclusion Phenomena and Macrocyclic Chemistry|
|Publication status||Published - 2010 Jan|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Food Science
- Condensed Matter Physics