Sequence-dependent assembly to control molecular interface properties

Graham De Ruiter, Michal Lahav, Hodaya Keisar, Milko E. Van Der Boom

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Abstract

Variation's what you need: Variation of the assembly sequence in which layers of two isostructural metal complexes are built up leads to molecular materials with electrochemical properties that depend on the assembly sequence. These properties vary from reversible electron transfer to unidirectional current flows and even charge trapping. The sequence-dependent assembly strategy has implications for various disciplines that involve self-assembly.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)704-709
Number of pages6
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Volume52
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 7 2013

Keywords

  • electrochemistry
  • interfaces
  • metal complexes
  • molecular materials
  • sequence-dependent assembly

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)

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