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Title: Self-assembling discotic liquid crystal porphyrin into more controllable ordered nanostructure mediated by fluorophobic effect

Abstract

The novel nanoscale discotic liquid crystal porphyrin with partial chain perfluorination, which has the same basic structure as the best photoreceptor in nature (chlorophyll), shows an exceptionally enhanced tendency to self-assemble into ordered nanostructure. Defect-free homeotropically aligned fluorinated porphyrin thin films were, for the first time, fabricated and characterised. The ability to self-assemble large {pi}-conjugated discotic molecules into highly ordered nanostructure via partial chain perfluorination provides new insight for the bottom-up nanofabrication of molecular devices. The controllable ordered porphyrin nanostructure with directed molecular arrangement holds great promise for use in high-performance electronic devices.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1005816
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Liq. Cryst.
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 36; Journal Issue: (3) ; 03, 2009
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
ENGLISH
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; 77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY; CHAINS; CHLOROPHYLL; LIQUID CRYSTALS; NANOSTRUCTURES; PORPHYRINS; THIN FILMS

Citation Formats

Zhou, Xiaoli, Kang, Shin-Woong, Kumar, Satyendra, Li, Quan, and Kent). Self-assembling discotic liquid crystal porphyrin into more controllable ordered nanostructure mediated by fluorophobic effect. United States: N. p., 2009. Web. doi:10.1080/02678290902846611.
Zhou, Xiaoli, Kang, Shin-Woong, Kumar, Satyendra, Li, Quan, & Kent). Self-assembling discotic liquid crystal porphyrin into more controllable ordered nanostructure mediated by fluorophobic effect. United States. https://doi.org/10.1080/02678290902846611
Zhou, Xiaoli, Kang, Shin-Woong, Kumar, Satyendra, Li, Quan, and Kent). Wed . "Self-assembling discotic liquid crystal porphyrin into more controllable ordered nanostructure mediated by fluorophobic effect". United States. https://doi.org/10.1080/02678290902846611.
@article{osti_1005816,
title = {Self-assembling discotic liquid crystal porphyrin into more controllable ordered nanostructure mediated by fluorophobic effect},
author = {Zhou, Xiaoli and Kang, Shin-Woong and Kumar, Satyendra and Li, Quan and Kent)},
abstractNote = {The novel nanoscale discotic liquid crystal porphyrin with partial chain perfluorination, which has the same basic structure as the best photoreceptor in nature (chlorophyll), shows an exceptionally enhanced tendency to self-assemble into ordered nanostructure. Defect-free homeotropically aligned fluorinated porphyrin thin films were, for the first time, fabricated and characterised. The ability to self-assemble large {pi}-conjugated discotic molecules into highly ordered nanostructure via partial chain perfluorination provides new insight for the bottom-up nanofabrication of molecular devices. The controllable ordered porphyrin nanostructure with directed molecular arrangement holds great promise for use in high-performance electronic devices.},
doi = {10.1080/02678290902846611},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/1005816}, journal = {Liq. Cryst.},
number = (3) ; 03, 2009,
volume = 36,
place = {United States},
year = {2009},
month = {9}
}