Unique blue shift due to the formation of static pyrene excimer: highly selective fluorescent chemosensor for Cu2+

Eun Jin Jun, Han Na Won, Jong Seung Kim, Keun Hyeung Lee, Juyoung Yoon

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New binaphthyl derivatives bearing pyrene groups have been synthesized and studied as fluorescent chemosensors for Cu2+ ions. A unique blue shift along with fluorescent enhancement in pyrene excimer emission was observed, which were induced by the formation of a static pyrene excimer.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4577-4580
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number27
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Jul 3
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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