A benzimidazole-based Co3+ complex was synthesized and evaluated as a sensor for I- and HSO4- in aqueous media. The complex showed electrochemical changes with I- over other anions, whereas it had a ratiometric response to HSO4- with UV-visible spectroscopy even in the presence of other anions.
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This work was supported by the Korean and Indian Government for the India-Korea Joint Program of Cooperation in Science & Technology ( NRF-2011-0027710 ) and the CSIR project (project no: 01(2417)/10/EMR-II).
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Drug Discovery
- Organic Chemistry