Modified mesoporous silica nanoparticles as a reusable, selective chromogenic sensor for mercury(II) recognition
G. Sánchez, D. Curiel, I. Ratera, A. Tárraga, J. Veciana, P. Molina;
Dalton Trans., 2013,42, 6318-6326
A novel dyed mesoporous silica material, in which a thiourea moiety is acting as recognition centre and an azobenzene derivative as a chromophore, is described as a useful chromogenic sensor for the selective detection of Hg(II).
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