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Nanostructure formation by self-assembled monolayers: influence of the isomerization state of azobenzene ligands on monolayer formation
Author(s): Florian Vogel; Frauke Bretthauer; Ulrich Siemeling; Frank Träger
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Paper Abstract

The monolayer formation of photoswitchable self-assembled monolayers of azobenzene-functionalized molecules was studied in situ and in real time by optical second-harmonic generation. Especially the influence of the isomerization state during the adsorption process was measured in our experiments. As will be shown, the isomerization state has a significant influence on the adsorption process of the investigated molecules. Based on the results of the second-harmonic generation experiments the kinetics of the adsorption process was determined.

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Date Published: 21 February 2011
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7922, Synthesis and Photonics of Nanoscale Materials VIII, 79220G (21 February 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.874617
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Florian Vogel, Univ. Kassel (Germany)
Frauke Bretthauer, Univ. Kassel (Germany)
Ulrich Siemeling, Univ. Kassel (Germany)
Frank Träger, Univ. Kassel (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7922:
Synthesis and Photonics of Nanoscale Materials VIII
David B. Geohegan; Jan J. Dubowski; Frank Träger, Editor(s)

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