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Adsorption of Dodecahydroxylated-Fullerene Monolayers at the Air Water Interface



Li Piin Sung, W J. Liua, U Jeng, T L. Lin, S H. Laib, M C. Shih, C S. Tsao, L Y. Wang


We study the adsorption behaviors of dodecahydroxylated-fullerene C60(OH)12 at the air-water interface. With the hydrophilicity imposed by the 12 hydroxy groups randomly bounded on the C60 cage, C60(OH)12 can dissolve in water slightly. Surface pressure-area isotherms, Brewster angle microscopy, and neutron reflection results for the aqueous solutions of C60(OH)12 provide consistent evidence of adsorbed C60(OH)12 monolayers at the air-water interface. A Langmuir-Blodgett film of C60(OH)12, prepared from the sample solution with the vertical dipping method, is examined using atomic force microscopy
Physica B: Condensed Matter
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fullerene derivatives, monolayer, neutron reflection


Sung, L. , Liua, W. , Jeng, U. , Lin, T. , Laib, S. , Shih, M. , Tsao, C. and Wang, L. (2000), Adsorption of Dodecahydroxylated-Fullerene Monolayers at the Air Water Interface, Physica B: Condensed Matter, , -1, [online], (Accessed May 28, 2024)


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Created January 1, 2000, Updated February 17, 2017