Burger, Alexandra, Kunzmann, Andreas, Costa, Rubén D., Srikantharajah, Rubitha, Peukert, Wolfgang, Guldi, Dirk M. and Hirsch, Andreas (2018) Synergy of Catechol-Functionalized Zinc Oxide Nanorods and Porphyrins in Layer-by-Layer Assemblies. Chemistry - A European Journal, 24 (31). pp. 7896-7905. DOI https://doi.org/10.1002/chem.201705327.

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Catechol‐functionalized, positively charged ZnO nanorods (NRs) and anionic porphyrins were integrated into layer‐by‐layer (LbL) assemblies. In general, this study focuses on the impact that different porphyrins, varying in size and number of negative charges, exert on the LbL architecture in terms of morphology and spectroscopy. In particular, through a combination of analytical methods, including UV/Vis spectroscopy, SEM, and profilometry, valuable insights into LbL assembly formation were gathered. A key feature was the surface coverage in the resulting films. Denser films and surface coverages were realized when highly negatively charged and sterically demanding porphyrins were employed. As a complement to basic characterization, the LbL assembled films were used to fabricate proof‐of‐concept solar cells.

Document Type: Article
Programme Area: UNSPECIFIED
Research affiliation: Affiliations > Not ZMT
Ecology > Experimental Aquaculture
Refereed: Yes
Open Access Journal?: No
DOI etc.: https://doi.org/10.1002/chem.201705327
ISSN: 09476539
Date Deposited: 29 May 2019 11:27
Last Modified: 01 Oct 2020 12:58
URI: http://cris.leibniz-zmt.de/id/eprint/1947

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