Anion-dependent fluorescence in bis(anilinoethynyl)pyridine derivatives: Switchable ON-OFF and OFF-ON responses

Calden N. Carroll, Brian A. Coombs, Sean P. Mc Clintock, Charles A. Johnson, Orion B. Berryman, Darren W. Johnson, Michael M. Haley

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Abstract

Urea and sulfonamide derivatives of 1 exhibit ON-OFF and OFF-ON switchable fluorescent and colorimetric responses upon protonation. The magnitude of the fluorescence event is dictated by the anion, resulting in a rare, fully organic “turn-on” fluorescent sensor for chloride.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5539-5541
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume47
Issue number19
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 26 2011

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