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Self Assembled Monolayers of Alkanethiolson Silver Surfaces

Subramanian, S and Sampath, S (2009) Self Assembled Monolayers of Alkanethiolson Silver Surfaces. In: Journal of the Indian Institute of Science, 89 (1). pp. 1-7.

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Abstract

This short review compiles the studies on self assembled alkanethiol monolayers formed on silver surfaces with respect to their structure and stability. Alkanethiol-based assemblies on silver surfaces are poor cousins of thiol monolayers on gold. The formation of well-ordered monolayers on silver surfaces is relatively more difficult than the corresponding systems on gold since the inherent oxide film on silver interferes with the formation and stability of the assembly. There are contradictory reports on the nature and physicochemical characteristics of alkanethiol monolayers on silver surfaces. This review attempts to highlight various studies in the literature including our efforts in this area.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to The Indian Institute of Science (IISc).
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Inorganic & Physical Chemistry
Date Deposited: 09 Feb 2012 09:27
Last Modified: 09 Feb 2012 09:27
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/43345

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