Photoswitchable Stationary Phase Based on Packed Spiropyran Functionalized Silica Microbeads

Silvia Scarmagnani, Zarah Walsh, Fernando Benito Lopez, Conor Slater, Mirek Macka, Brett Paull, Dermot Diamond
2009 e-Journal of Surface Science and Nanotechnology  
Photoswitchable spiropyran functionalised silica microbeads have been packed into an optically transparent silica capillary using a monolithic silica frit synthesised in-situ and preliminary results showing selective metal ion binding behaviour demonstrated using UV-vis spectroscopy.
doi:10.1380/ejssnt.2009.649 fatcat:wyswgurbzzhg7b2jr6x7a4lxuu