Nanostructured Thin Films Obtained from Fischer Aminocarbene Complexes
AbstractThe synthesis of four amphiphilic organometallic complexes with the general formula RC = M(CO)5NH(CH2)15CH3, where R is a ferrocenyl 2(a-b) or a phenyl 4(a-b) group as a donor moiety and a Fischer carbene of chromium (0) or tungsten (0) as an acceptor group, are reported. These four push-pull systems formed Langmuir (L) monolayers at the air-water interface, which were characterized by isotherms of surface pressure versus molecular area and compression/expansion cycles (hysteresis curves); Brewster angle microscopic images were also obtained. By using the Langmuir–Blodgett (LB) method, molecular monolayers were transferred onto glass substrates forming Z-type multilayers. LB films were characterized through ultraviolet-visible spectroscopy, atomic force microscopy and X-ray diffraction techniques. Results indicated that films obtained from 2b complex [(Ferrocenyl)(hexadecylamine)methylidene] pentacarbonyl tungsten (0) are the most stable and homogeneous; due to their properties, these materials may be incorporated into organic electronic devices. View Full-Text
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Lazo-Jiménez, R.E.; Ortega-Alfaro, M.C.; López-Cortés, J.G.; Alvarez-Toledano, C.; Chávez-Carvayar, J.Á.; Ignés-Mullol, J.; González-Torres, M.; Carreón-Castro, P. Nanostructured Thin Films Obtained from Fischer Aminocarbene Complexes. Materials 2016, 9, 167.
Lazo-Jiménez RE, Ortega-Alfaro MC, López-Cortés JG, Alvarez-Toledano C, Chávez-Carvayar JÁ, Ignés-Mullol J, González-Torres M, Carreón-Castro P. Nanostructured Thin Films Obtained from Fischer Aminocarbene Complexes. Materials. 2016; 9(3):167.Chicago/Turabian Style
Lazo-Jiménez, Rosa E.; Ortega-Alfaro, M. C.; López-Cortés, José G.; Alvarez-Toledano, Cecilio; Chávez-Carvayar, José Á.; Ignés-Mullol, Jordi; González-Torres, Maykel; Carreón-Castro, Pilar. 2016. "Nanostructured Thin Films Obtained from Fischer Aminocarbene Complexes." Materials 9, no. 3: 167.
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