Advanced selective optical sensors based on periodically organized mesoporous hybrid silica thin films.

@article{Nicole2004AdvancedSO,
  title={Advanced selective optical sensors based on periodically organized mesoporous hybrid silica thin films.},
  author={Lionel Nicole and C{\'e}dric Boissi{\`e}re and David Grosso and Peter Hesemann and Jo{\"e}l Moreau and Cl{\'e}ment A Sanchez},
  journal={Chemical communications},
  year={2004},
  volume={20},
  pages={2312-3}
}
Mesoporous thin films functionalized with silylated [small beta]-diketone compounds with symmetry mesostructure dependent on the probe quantity were used as fast uranyl species sensors with high selectivity and sensitivity.