Self-assembly and conductivity of hydrogen-bonded oligothiophene nanofiber networks

David A. Stone, Alok S. Tayi, Joshua E. Goldberger, Liam C. Palmer, Samuel I. Stupp

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Abstract

Symmetric oligothiophene derivatives containing hydrogen bond forming segments create self-supporting organogels consisting of self-assembled 1D nanostructures at low concentrations. Hydrogen bond formation and π-π stacking were both found to be crucial for the formation of conductive supramolecular networks of 1D nanostructures.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5702-5704
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume47
Issue number20
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 28 2011

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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