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Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Research. 2013, 1(1), 9-12
DOI: 10.12691/nnr-1-1-3
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Monolayers of Benzodithia-Crown-Ether Derivative: Surface Active and Photosensitive Properties

S. Zaitsev1, , D. Solovyeva1, I. Zaitsev1 and M. Tsarkova1

1Chemistry Department, Moscow State Academy of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology, Moscow, Russia

Pub. Date: February 28, 2013

Cite this paper:
S. Zaitsev, D. Solovyeva, I. Zaitsev and M. Tsarkova. Monolayers of Benzodithia-Crown-Ether Derivative: Surface Active and Photosensitive Properties. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Research. 2013; 1(1):9-12. doi: 10.12691/nnr-1-1-3


Monolayers based on the novel multifunctional compound K29 (the amphiphilic and photosensitive derivative of dithiacrown-ethers) were obtained and investigated. The studied ion-selective and photosensitive properties of K29 in monolayers demonstrated its ability to form complexes with mercury cations which were detected by significant changes in the K29 monolayer isotherms and absorption spectra. Such obtained supramolecular systems are promising as models of the molecular organization and recognition processes at the interfaces.

monolayers membranes crown-ethers ion selectivity photosensitivity mercury

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