Department of Chemistry
A long lifetime luminescent iridium(III) complex chemosensor for the selective switch-on detection of Al3+ ions
A novel luminescent cyclometalated iridium(III) complex 1 was synthesized and employed as a chemosensor for the detection of Al3+ ions. Compared with common organic chemosensors, 1 displays a larger Stokes shift and a long lifetime luminescence that allow 1 to detect Al3+ ions in fluorescent dye spiked strong fluorescence media and potentially be used in strongly autofluorescent biological samples.
Royal Society of Chemistry
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Wang, Wanhe, Zhifeng Mao, Modi Wang, Li-Juan Liu, Wei Jing Daniel Kwong, Chung-Hang Leung, and Dik Lung Ma. "A long lifetime luminescent iridium(III) complex chemosensor for the selective switch-on detection of Al3+ ions." Chemical Communications 52.18 (2016): 3611-3614.