Capture and metathesis-based release of potassium salts by a multitopic ion receptor

Sung Kuk Kim, Benjamin P. Hay, Jong Seung Kim, Bruce A. Moyer, Jonathan L. Sessler

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The multitopic ion-pair receptor 2 is able to recognize and extract various cesium and potassium salts via three different ion recognition modes. Furthermore, it is capable of extracting and then releasing KNO3via ion-pair metathesis with CsClO4, allowing KNO3 recovery.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2112-2114
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number21
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Mar 14


ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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