Molecularly assembled nanostructures of a redox-active organogelator

Tomoyuki Akutagawa, Keiko Kakiuchi, Tatsuo Hasegawa, Sin Ichiro Noro, Takayoshi Nakamura, Hiroyuki Hasegawa, Sinro Mashiko, Jan Becher

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Abstract

(Chemical Equation Presented) Introduction of an ethylenedithio group into an amphiphilic bis(tetrathiafulvalene) annulated macrocycle results in the formation of organogels which produce nanodot-array structures in Langmuir-Blodgett films (see picture). Chemical oxidation of the sulphur-containing π-electron system afforded size-controllable electrically conducting nanodot structures.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7283-7287
Number of pages5
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Volume44
Issue number44
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Nov 11
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Conducting materials
  • Gels
  • Molecular electronics
  • Nanostructures
  • Thin films

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)

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