Reactivity of Cu(II) Complexes With NOX (1, 2): Development of NO2 Sensors

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dc.contributor.author Kumar, Vikash
dc.date.accessioned 2015-12-04T10:30:03Z
dc.date.available 2015-12-04T10:30:03Z
dc.date.issued 2015
dc.identifier.other ROLL NO. 10612227
dc.identifier.uri http://gyan.iitg.ernet.in/handle/123456789/633
dc.description Supervisor: Biplab Mondal en_US
dc.description.abstract The thesis is mainly focused on the design, synthesis and structural investigations of Copper(II) complexes and their reactivity with Nitric Oxide (NO) as well as Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2).Initially our aim was to mimic biological tyrosine nitration and to establish the role of Cu(II) ions. For this purpose we have synthesized multi dented ligands with nitrogen and oxygen donor sites (substituted phenols) and their copper complexes. We observed that Cu(II) ions catalyzed the phenol ring nitration by possible two ways (a) ionic mechanism through reduction of Cu(II) centre and (b) radical mechanism (Cu(II) catalysed phenoxyl radical formation). Interestingly in some cases we found that NO2 selectively react Cu(II) centres over NO, these results instigate us to develop the optical probes which can detect selectively NO2 over a wide range of Reactive Nitrogen Species(RNS) and Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS). A probe which can selectively detect NO2 would be of great importance. There is a lack of probes for selective detection of NO2. In continuation of our research we are successful to develop some probes which can selectively detect NO2. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries TH-1428;
dc.subject CHEMISTRY en_US
dc.title Reactivity of Cu(II) Complexes With NOX (1, 2): Development of NO2 Sensors en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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