Tailored charge transfer complex based on two-dimensional molecular assemblies

M. Shimomura, S. Aiba, S. Oguma, M. Oguchi, M. Matsute, H. Shimada, R. Kajiwara, H. Emori, K. Yoshiwara, K. Okuyama, T. Miyashita, A. Watanabe, M. Matsuda

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    Abstract

    For tailoring charge transfer (CT) complexes in bilayer membranes, single-chain bilayer-forming amphiphiles, having a hydrophilic viologen head and a hydrophobic aromatic segment, such as an azobenzene or a biphenyl group, were prepared. Bilayer membranes with a titled molecular orientation were formed when the amphiphiles which had five carbon atoms in the spacer methylene chain between the viologen head and the aromatic segment were dissolved in water. A visible absorption band at 460 nm, which was attributed to the CT interaction between the viologen head and the biphenyl segment of the adjacent molecule in the two-dimensional molecular array, was newly observed in the bilayer membrane.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)33-38
    Number of pages6
    JournalSupramolecular Science
    Volume1
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1994 Sep

    Keywords

    • bilayer membrane
    • charge transfer complex
    • viologen

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Engineering(all)

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    Shimomura, M., Aiba, S., Oguma, S., Oguchi, M., Matsute, M., Shimada, H., Kajiwara, R., Emori, H., Yoshiwara, K., Okuyama, K., Miyashita, T., Watanabe, A., & Matsuda, M. (1994). Tailored charge transfer complex based on two-dimensional molecular assemblies. Supramolecular Science, 1(1), 33-38. https://doi.org/10.1016/0968-5677(94)90007-8