A ditopic ferrocene receptor for anins and cations that functions as a chromogenic molecular switch

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A ferrocene-based ditopic receptor containing a urea and a benzocrown ether unit shows a remarkable colour switching (ON-and-OFF) function induced by anion and cation recognition.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)64
Number of pages1
JournalChemical Communications
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2003