• 857 Citations
  • 9 h-Index
19862007
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Electrons Chemical Compounds
Fluorescence Chemical Compounds
Cations Chemical Compounds
Protons Chemical Compounds
Sensors Chemical Compounds
Switches Chemical Compounds
Ions Chemical Compounds
Positive ions Engineering & Materials Science

Research Output 1986 2007

  • 857 Citations
  • 9 h-Index
  • 12 Article
  • 1 Comment/debate
  • 1 Review article

3,3′,5,5′-Tetramethylbiphenyl-4,4′-dicarbonitrile

Britton, D. & Desilva, S., 1 Dec 2007, In : Acta Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online. 63, 5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nitriles
Torsional stress
Hydrogen bonds
Atoms
rings
52 Citations (Scopus)

A coumarin based fluorescent photoinduced electron transfer cation sensor

Kulatilleke, C. P., Desilva, S. & Eliav, Y., 11 Sep 2006, In : Polyhedron. 25, 13, p. 2593-2596 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metal ions
Cations
metal ions
electron transfer
Positive ions
38 Citations (Scopus)

A fluorescent "off-on-off" proton switch derived from natural products and further studies of first-generation fluorescent photoinduced electron transfer (PET) systems

De Silva, S. A., Loo, K. C., Amorelli, B., Pathirana, S. L., Nyakirang'ani, M., Dharmasena, M., Demarais, S., Dorcley, B., Pullay, P. & Salih, Y. A., 21 Jul 2005, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry. 15, 27-28, p. 2791-2795 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Biological Products
Protons
Chromophores
Switches
Electrons
6 Citations (Scopus)

A computational study of a fluorescent photoinduced electron transfer (PET) sensor for cations

Desilva, S., Kasner, M., Whitener, M. & Pathirana, S. L., 5 Dec 2004, In : International Journal of Quantum Chemistry. 100, 5, p. 753-757 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phase structure
Cations
electron transfer
cations
X rays

A fluorescent 'off-on-off' proton switch with 'enable-disable' sodium ion switch

Desilva, S., Amorelli, B., Isidor, D. C. & Pena, Y. E., 27 Jun 2002, In : Chemical Communications. 13, p. 1360-1361 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Protons
Sodium
Fluorescence
Switches
Ions