Polymer Bulletin

, Volume 76, Issue 1, pp 205–213 | Cite as

Polyurethane network using 1-naphthylamine embedded epoxy-based polymer: ferric ion selective fluorescent probe

  • Samaresh GhoshEmail author
  • Rajkumar Manna
  • Swapan Dey
Original Paper


Polyurethane network 1 was prepared through curing of epoxy-based polymer bearing 1-naphthylamine units with tolylene-2,4-diisocyanate as curing agent. With ferric ions, the network was found to exhibit selective ON–OFF-type fluorescence signaling behavior even in the presence of other representative metal ions such as Na+, K+, Ag+, Cu2+, Zn2+, Co2+, Ni2+, Cd2+, Hg2+, Mg2+, Sr2+, Pb2+ and Ca2+ ions.


Polyurethane network Epoxy-based polymer Chemosensor Fe3+ ion sensing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ChemistryBankura Sammilani CollegeBankuraIndia
  2. 2.Department of Applied ChemistryIndian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines)DhanbadIndia

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