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Sensors 2017, 17(10), 2430;

Lithium Ion Sensors

School of Pharmacy & Biomolecular Sciences, University of Brighton, Huxley Building, Brighton BN2 4GJ, UK
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Received: 20 September 2017 / Revised: 19 October 2017 / Accepted: 20 October 2017 / Published: 24 October 2017
(This article belongs to the Section Chemical Sensors)
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The detection and monitoring of lithium in environmental and clinical settings is becoming increasingly important. In this review, sensors incorporating conductive polymers and lithium bronzes are discussed, together with electrochemical and spectroscopic approaches. Ionophore-based methods have been employed extensively, with varying degrees of selectivity and sensitivity, and these are discussed in depth. View Full-Text
Keywords: lithium; ionophore; sensor; colorimetry; fluorescence; electrochemical detection lithium; ionophore; sensor; colorimetry; fluorescence; electrochemical detection

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Kamenica, M.; Kothur, R.R.; Willows, A.; Patel, B.A.; Cragg, P.J. Lithium Ion Sensors. Sensors 2017, 17, 2430.

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