Title

Spectroscopic study of the ternary complex of beta-cyclodextrin, pyrene, and triton X-100

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

12-1-1993

Abstract

The increased fluorescence intensity of pyrene due to indirect excitation by the nonionic surfactant Triton X-100 is discussed. Sensitization is quantitatively shown to occur in mixed solutions of pyrene, Triton X-100, and β-cyciodextrin (β-CD). A ternary complex is formed below the critical micelle concentration (CMC). Above the CMC, pyrene is displaced from the β-CD cavity. This is accompanied by a subsequent incorporation of pyrene into the interior of the micelle. Evidence is given that ternary complexation occurs among pyrene, CD, and TX-100. © 1993 Society for Applied Spectroscopy.

Publication Source (Journal or Book title)

Applied Spectroscopy

First Page

2129

Last Page

2134

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