Orthogonal Supramolecular Interaction Motifs for Functional Monolayer Architectures

  • Mahmut Deniz Yilmaz

Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)

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Introduction

Deniz Yilmaz' thesis describes a combination of orthogonal supramolecular interactions for the design of functional monolayer architectures on surfaces, that can be used as chemical and biosensors in a wide range of applications. The term “orthogonal supramolecular interactions” refers to non-covalent interactions that do not influence each other's assembly properties. Orthogonal self-assembly thus allows extended control over the self-assembly process and promotes new materials properties. The first part of the thesis employs orthogonal host-guest and lanthanide-ligand coordination interaction motifs to create supramolecular luminescent monolayers. The second part of the thesis describes the fabrication of functional monolayers on silicon and gold substrates for applications in electronics.
The results illustrate the power of weak supramolecular interactions to direct the immobilization of functional systems on surfaces. The combination of host-guest and lanthanide-ligand coordination interaction motifs on surfaces demonstrates that hybrid, multifunctional supramolecular monolayers can be fabricated by integrating different non-covalent interactions in the same system. This combination opens up new avenues for the fabrication of complex hybrid organic-inorganic materials and stimuli-responsive surfaces. Their utility is demonstrated through applications of the functional interfaces to biosensing and nanotechnology.

Keywords

Anthrax Biomarker Detection Chemical Monolayer Architecture Host-guest Chemistry Lanthanide Fluorescence Multivalent Interactions Noncovalent Interactions Self-assembly Supramolecular Chemistry

Authors and affiliations

  • Mahmut Deniz Yilmaz
    • 1
  1. 1., Department of ChemistryNorthwestern UniversityEvanstonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-30257-2
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Chemistry and Materials Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-30256-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-30257-2
  • Series Print ISSN 2190-5053
  • Series Online ISSN 2190-5061
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