Nonpolar gemini amphiphiles self-assemble into stacked layers of nano-objects

Caroline De Gracia Lux, Marie Pierre Krafft

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Abstract

Fluorine in bloom: A nonpolar fluorocarbon/hydrocarbon tetrablock selfassembles into a first monolayer consisting of an array of densely packed discrete circular surface micelles (dark); this layer is surmounted by a second layer of such nano-objects (light).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)11539-11542
Number of pages4
JournalChemistry - A European Journal
Volume16
Issue number38
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 11 2010

Keywords

  • Amphiphiles
  • Fluorine
  • Hemimicelles nanostructures
  • Self-assembly

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Organic Chemistry

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