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Novel optical sensor materials based on solubilization of polar dyes in apolar polymers

Mohr, Gerhard J., Werner, Tobias, Oehme, Ines, Preininger, Claudia, Klimant, Ingo, Kovacs, Barna and Wolfbeis, Otto S. (1997) Novel optical sensor materials based on solubilization of polar dyes in apolar polymers. Advanced Materials 9 (14), pp. 1108-1113.

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Homogenous and fully transparent optical sensor layers have been prepared by pairing anionic indicator dyes with lipophilic quaternary ammonium halides (see Figure for an example) and then dissolving the pairs in an appropriate polymer. The synthesis of six ion pairs and the characterization of the resulting materials are described, along with the mechanisms responsible fo detection of several gascous species and ions.

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Item type:Article
Institutions:Chemistry and Pharmacy > Institut für Analytische Chemie, Chemo- und Biosensorik > Chemo- und Biosensorik (Prof. Antje J. Bäumner, formerly Prof. Wolfbeis)
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Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 540 Chemistry & allied sciences
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Item ID:21061
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