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Self-Assembly of n-Alkanethiols: A Kinetic Study by Second Harmonic Generation
Thiolate formation of n-alkanethiols (CH3(CH2)m-1SH) adsorbing on polycrystalline gold was studied in situ and in real time under a variety of experimental conditions. The chain length of the thiolsExpand
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Vibrational spectroscopy of interfaces by infrared-visible sum frequency generation
During the past decade vibrational sum frequency generation as a method to study interfaces has matured and can now be applied more routinely to systems of increasing complexity. The article providesExpand
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Solvation of Oligo(ethylene glycol)-Terminated Self-Assembled Monolayers Studied by Vibrational Sum Frequency Spectroscopy
Self-assembled monolayers of methyl(1-mercaptoundec-11-yl)tri(ethylene glycol) (CH3O(C2H4O)3C11H22SH, EG3-OMe) adsorbed on gold were investigated by IR−vis sum frequency generation in the range ofExpand
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Odd−even effects at the S-metal interface and in the aromatic matrix of biphenyl-substituted alkanethiol self-assembled monolayers
Synchrotron-based high-resolution X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy was applied to characterize self-assembled monolayers (SAM) of biphenyl-substituted alkanethiols CH3(C6H4)2(CH2)nSH (BPn, n = 1−4)Expand
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Adsorption of docosanethiol from solution on polycrystalline silver surfaces: an XPS and NEXAFS study
Abstract Adsorption and molecular ordering of docosanethiolate (CH 3 (CH 2 ) 21 SH) self-assembled monolayers prepared by immersing polycrystalline silver substates in a 3  μ mol ethanol solutionExpand
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Functionalizing hydrogen-bonded surface networks with self-assembled monolayers
One of the central challenges in nanotechnology is the development of flexible and efficient methods for creating ordered structures with nanometre precision over an extended length scale.Expand
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On the Importance of the Headgroup Substrate Bond in Thiol Monolayers: A Study of Biphenyl-Based Thiols on Gold and Silver
Self-assembled monolayers of a series of ω-(4‘-methyl-biphenyl-4-yl)-alkanethiols (CH3−C6H4−C6H4−(CH2)m−SH, m = 1−6) formed on polycrystalline gold and silver surfaces were characterized in detail byExpand
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Self-assembled monolayers from organosulfur compounds : A comparison between sulfides, disulfides, and thiols
Film formation of decanethiol [CH3(CH2)9SH], didecyl disulfide [CH3(CH2)9S−S(CH2)9CH3], and didecyl sulfide [CH3(CH2)9−S−(CH2)9CH3] on polycrystalline gold from ethanol solutions was studied in situExpand
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Self-assembled monolayers of semifluorinated alkaneselenolates on noble metal substrates.
Self-assembled monolayers (SAMs) formed from semifluorinated dialkyldiselenol (CF(3)(CF(2))(5)(CH(2))(2)Se-)(2) (F6H2SeSeH2F6) on polycrystalline Au(111) and Ag(111) were characterized byExpand
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