In situ tetrazole ligand synthesis leading to a microporous cadmium-organic framework for selective ion sensing

Yongcai Qiu, Hong Deng, Jixia Mou, Shihe Yang, Matthias Zeller, Stuart R. Batten, Haohan Wu, Jing Li

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In situ tetrazole ligand synthesis leads to a luminescent microporous cadmium-organic framework {[Cd(μ2-Cl)(μ4-5MT)] n (5MT = 5-methyl-1H-tetrazole)} that exhibits a high-sensitivity sensing function with respect to nitrite in both DMF and water.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5415-5417
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number36
Publication statusPublished - Sep 14 2009


ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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