Luminescent Chemosensor Systems for Detecting Metal Ions in Aqueous Media

Andrey A. Leonov (Login required)
Institute of Automation and Control Processes, Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Vladivostok, Russia

Alexander A. Sergeev
Institute of Automation and Control Processes, Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Vladivostok, Russia

Alexander Yu. Mironenko
Institute of Chemistry, Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Vladivostok, Russia

Sergey S. Voznesenskiy
Institute of Automation and Control Processes, Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Vladivostok, Russia

Paper #3277 received 15 Jan 2018; revised manuscript received 24 Feb 2018; accepted for publication 26 Feb 2018; published online 20 Mar 2018. [Special Section. Workshop “Biophotonics” of the XV all-Russian Youth Samara conference-contest on optics and laser physics].

DOI: 10.18287/JBPE18.04.010502


The paper deals with the synthesis and study of chemosensor structures for detecting metal ions in aqueous solutions based on a hydrophilic polymer modified by an ion-sensitive indicator. A new ion-sensitive indicator based on the rhodamine 6G luminophore that selectively responds to the presence of nickel ions in aqueous environment is developed. The limit of the nickel ions detection is equal to 0.1 µM.


biopolymer; chitosan; optical sensor; sensitive coatings; luminescence; analyte; polymers; metal ions

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