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Morphological and mechanical properties of alkanethiol self-assembled monolayers investigated via BiModal Atomic Force Microscopy

Cristiano Albonetti, Stefano Casalini, Francesco Borgatti, Luca Floreano and Fabio Biscarini, London (2011)

Alkanethiol Self-Assembly Monolayers (SAMs) were investigated by means of BiModal Atomic Force Microscopy. Morphological and mechanical properties show a parabolic trend vs the chain length n, which is ascribed to the disorder 10 at the SAMs/Au interface. This explains the trend of charge injection across SAMs in organic field effect transistors.

Partners : CNR

Place of Publication : London

Date of Publication : 2011/06/30

Additional Data : Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 8823-8825

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