An extended linear chain vapochromic material that responds to volatile aromatic organic compounds

Steven M. Drew, Lisa I. Koenig, Kent R. Mann

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Abstract

An extended linear chain (ELC) material composed of repeating units of Pt(II)(CN)2(CNCH(CH3)2)2 has been synthesized and characterized. X-ray crystallography reveals a solid-state ELC structure with significant Pt-Pt interactions. The native color of these crystals is yellow with an orange-yellow emission (λex = 365 nm) in the solid-state. Exposure of the crystals to benzene vapor slowly blue shifts the absorption band leading to colorless crystals with a blue emission. X-ray crystallography of the benzene containing ELC material indicates a significant lengthening of the Pt-Pt interaction and a 1:1 Pt(II)(CN)2(CNCH(CH3)2)2:benzene ratio. Data will be presented that characterizes the kinetics of the observed reversible electronic changes initiated by the presence of benzene and other volatile aromatic organic compounds. In addition, the potential application of this material as a benzene sensor will be discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAmerican Chemical Society - 236th National Meeting and Exposition, Abstracts of Scientific Papers
StatePublished - Dec 1 2008
Event236th National Meeting and Exposition of the American Chemical Society, ACS 2008 - Philadelpia, PA, United States
Duration: Aug 17 2008Aug 21 2008

Publication series

NameACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts
ISSN (Print)0065-7727

Other

Other236th National Meeting and Exposition of the American Chemical Society, ACS 2008
CountryUnited States
CityPhiladelpia, PA
Period8/17/088/21/08

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    Drew, S. M., Koenig, L. I., & Mann, K. R. (2008). An extended linear chain vapochromic material that responds to volatile aromatic organic compounds. In American Chemical Society - 236th National Meeting and Exposition, Abstracts of Scientific Papers (ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts).