A Layered Mesoporous Carbon Sensor Based on Nanopore-Filling Cooperative Adsorption in the Liquid Phase

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  • This research was financed by a Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research in the Priority Area “Chemistry of Coordination Space” and a Grant-in-Aid for Science Research in the Priority Area “Super-Hierarchical Structures” from the Ministry of Education, Science, Sports, and Culture (Japan), a World Premier International Research Center Initiative (WPI Initiative) on Materials Nanoarchitetonics from the Ministry of Education, Science, Sports, and Culture (Japan), and Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. We are also grateful to Dr. Osamu Mishima for helpful discussions.

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Tea or coffee? The layer-by-layer assembly of mesoporous carbon onto a quartz crystal microbalance results in a structure (see picture) that can be used for highly selective in situ measurement of nonionic aqueous guests, such as tea components.

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