Fluorescent chemosensors the pathway to molecular electronics

Su Ho Kim, Hyun Jung Kim, Juyoung Yoon, Jong Seung Kim

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The use of luminescence as a sensitive and selective response to molecular recognition is the focus of the present discussion. Calixarene-based ionophores bearing various fluorophores can be used as ion sensors due to binding responses including photo-induced electron transfer (PET), chelation-induced enhanced fluorescence (CHEF), fluorescence resonance energy transfer (FRET), photo-induced charge transfer (PCT) and excimer/exciplex formation.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCalixarenes in the Nanoworld
PublisherSpringer Netherlands
Number of pages23
ISBN (Print)1402050216, 9781402050213
StatePublished - 2007


  • Calixarenes
  • FRET
  • PCT
  • PET
  • excimer
  • fluorescence


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