Hawes, CS, Lynes, AD, Byrne, K, Schmitt, W, Ryan, G, Mobius, ME and Gunnlaugsson, T (2018) A resilient and luminescent stimuli-responsive hydrogel from a heterotopic 1,8-naphthalimide-derived ligand. Chemical Communications, 53. 5989 -5992. ISSN 1364-548X

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A heterotopic naphthalimide ligand N-(4-picolyl)-4-(4′-carboxyphenoxy)-1,8-naphthalimide HL is utilised for the formation of self-assembled soft materials. In the presence of K+ ions, L− forms a robust photoluminescent hydrogel 1 which is reversible under thermal, mechanical or chemical stimuli.

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Additional Information: This is the accepted author manuscript (AAM). The final published version (version of record) is available online via Royal Society of Chemistry at http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7CC03482B - please refer to any applicable terms of use of the publisher.
Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry
Divisions: Faculty of Natural Sciences > School of Chemical and Physical Sciences
Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 31 May 2018 12:24
Last Modified: 11 May 2019 01:30
URI: https://eprints.keele.ac.uk/id/eprint/4953

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