Langmuir monolayers from azobenzene-containing dendrons

A. Sidorenko, C. Houphouet-Boigny, A. C. Greco, O. Villavicencio, M. Hashemzadeh, D. V. McGrath, V. V. Tsukruk

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Monolayer films were fabricated from photochromic monodendrons with amphiphilic character. Amphiphilicity was established by a hydrophilic focal point (crown-ether) and hydrophilic tails (alkyl chains) that flank a photochromic azobenzene moiety. The monolayer forming properties of four generations of dendrons along with both stearic acid and a reference azobenzene compound with a carboxylic acid focal point group were determined.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1487-1488
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry
Issue number2
StatePublished - Aug 1 2000
Externally publishedYes
EventWashington,DC. Meeting - Washington, DC, USA
Duration: Aug 20 2000Aug 24 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Polymers and Plastics

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    Sidorenko, A., Houphouet-Boigny, C., Greco, A. C., Villavicencio, O., Hashemzadeh, M., McGrath, D. V., & Tsukruk, V. V. (2000). Langmuir monolayers from azobenzene-containing dendrons. American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry, 41(2), 1487-1488.