Materials 2010, 3(12), 5293-5310; doi:10.3390/ma3125293
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Membrane and Films Based on Novel Crown-Containing Dyes as Promising Chemosensoring Materials

1 Moscow State Academy of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology, Acad. Skryabina Str. 23, Moscow 109472, Russia 2 Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, Miklucho-Maklaya Str. 16/10, Moscow 117871, Russia
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Received: 1 November 2010; in revised form: 3 November 2010 / Accepted: 8 December 2010 / Published: 17 December 2010
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Advances in Dyes and Pigments)
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Abstract: This paper discusses several works on supramolecular systems such as monolayer and multilayer, polymer films of various crown-containing dyes, surface-active monomers and polymers. Design, production and investigation of the membrane nanostructures based on crown ethers is a rapidly developing field at the “junction” of materials sciences and nanotechnology. These nanostructures can serve as convenient models for studying the self-organization and molecular recognition processes at interfaces that are typical for biomembranes. Based on the results obtained for such structures by absorption and fluorescence spectroscopy, atomic force and Brewster-angle microscopy, surface pressure and surface potential isotherm measurements, the possibility of developing micro- and nanomaterials possessing a set of specified properties (including chemosensor, photochromic and photorefractive materials) is demonstrated.
Keywords: crown-containing dyes; monolayers; membranes; polymer films; ion-selectivity; photosensitivity; fluorescence

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Zaitsev, S.Y.; Solovieva, D.O.; Zaitsev, I.S. Membrane and Films Based on Novel Crown-Containing Dyes as Promising Chemosensoring Materials. Materials 2010, 3, 5293-5310.

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Zaitsev SY, Solovieva DO, Zaitsev IS. Membrane and Films Based on Novel Crown-Containing Dyes as Promising Chemosensoring Materials. Materials. 2010; 3(12):5293-5310.

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Zaitsev, Sergei Yu.; Solovieva, Daria O.; Zaitsev, Ilia S. 2010. "Membrane and Films Based on Novel Crown-Containing Dyes as Promising Chemosensoring Materials." Materials 3, no. 12: 5293-5310.

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