Aggregation-Induced Emission (AIE): A Versatile Tool for Chemo/Biosensing

  • Ruchi Tejpal
  • Vandana Bhalla
  • Manoj Kumar


AIE as a photo-physical phenomenon is growing at an exponential rate which provides unique opportunities in different scientific domains. Inspired from fascinating properties of AIE-based conventional frameworks like tetraphenylethylene (TPE), hexaphenylsilole (HPS), new motifs, and their aggregation properties have been rationalized rapidly. In this chapter, the current aspects of AIE-based self-assembled probes using novel frameworks like hexaphenylbenzene (HPB), hexaarylbenzene (HAB), pentacenequinone, pyrazine, and terphenyl are documented. Further, the applications of these probes in chemo/biosensing are presented with emphasis on our current reports.


Aggregation AIE AEE Biosensors Chemosensors Nitroaromatics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ruchi Tejpal
    • 1
  • Vandana Bhalla
    • 1
  • Manoj Kumar
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryUGC Sponsored Centre for Advanced Studies-II, Guru Nanak Dev UniversityAmritsarIndia

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