Surface-confined metallodendrimers: isolated nanosize molecules

B.H. Huisman, Holger Schönherr, W.T.S. Huck, Wilhelm T.S. Huck, A. Friggeri, H.J. van Manen, E. Menozzi, Edoardo Menozzi, Gyula J. Vancso, F.C.J.M. van Veggel, David Reinhoudt

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Abstract

The incorporation of dialkyl sulfide side chains in metallodendrimers is a simple method for their insertion into a monolayer of decanethiol formed by self-assembly on a gold surface. The dendrimer binds through the sulfide group to a defect in the monolayer on the gold surface (see picture). The surface concentration of the isolated dendrimer adsorbate can be regulated by the adsorption time (for example, 55 adsorbates on a surface of 200×200 nm2 after 20 h).
Original languageUndefined
Pages (from-to)2248-2251
JournalAngewandte Chemie (international edition)
Volume38
Issue number38
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1999

Keywords

  • METIS-106252
  • IR-11617

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