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Current Physical Chemistry

Volume 1 Issue 3
ISSN: 1877-9468
eISSN: 1877-9476

 

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  Fullerodendrimers: Photophysical Properties and Applications
  pp.195-215 (21) Authors: Ruben Caballero, Jean-Francois Nierengarten
doi: 10.2174/10195
 
 
      Abstract

Among the large number of molecular subunits used for dendrimer chemistry, C60 has proven to be a versatile building block and fullerene-functionalized dendrimers, i.e. fullerodendrimers, have generated significant research activities in recent years. In particular, the peculiar physical properties of fullerene derivatives make fullerodendrimers attractive candidates for a variety of interesting features in supramolecular chemistry and materials science. In this review, selected examples of photoactive fullerene-containing dendrimers are presented to highlight the specific features resulting from the dendritic structures.

 
  Keywords: Dendrimer, fullerene, optical limiting, solar cells, photophysical properties, NVT, OPV, MPA, Dendritic Effects, DLS, AFM, ITO/SnO2 electrode, NHE, IPCE values, conduction band (CB)
  Affiliation: Laboratoire de Chimie des Materiaux Moleculaires, Universite de Strasbourg et CNRS, Ecole Europeenne de Chimie, Polymeres et Materiaux (ECPM), 25 rueBecquerel, 67087 Strasbourg Cedex 2, France.
 
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