Electrochemical control of surface properties using a quinone- functionalized monolayer: Effects of donor-acceptor complexes

Agnieszka Wieckowska, Adam B. Braunschweig, Itamar Willner

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Abstract

A benzoquinone monolayer-functionalized electrode reveals electrochemically or chemically controlled wettability; the hydrophobicity of the hydroquinone-modified surface is enhanced by the presence of a donor-acceptor complex with N,N′-dimethyl-4,4′-bipyridinium as the π-electron acceptor.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3918-3920
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number38
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2007

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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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