Triazole-bearing calixpyrroles (TCPs) were synthesized as artificial anion binding receptors. The additional C-H⋯X hydrogen bonding interaction induced strong binding affinity towards halide ions. Using this strong binding affinity, Cl- was successfully extracted from the aqueous to organic phase.
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- Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
- Ceramics and Composites
- Surfaces, Coatings and Films
- Metals and Alloys
- Materials Chemistry