Molecular and Supramolecular Architectures for Functional Devices

Francesco Paolucci 1Massimo Marcaccio 1Maurizio Prato 2Demis Paolucci 1

1. University of Bologna, Dipartimento di Chimica "G. Ciamician" (UNIBO), via Selmi 2, Bologna 40126, Italy
2. Università di Trieste, Trieste, Italy

Abstract

Organised architectures at a molecular level are attracting increasing attention in materials science for their vital role in emerging technologies related to environmental, energy conversion and catalytic applications, for the development of novel sensors and biosensors and in molecular electronics. The organic functionalization of fullerenes is one of the most intensively investigated areas of fullerene chemistry. Fullerenes are able to accept up to six electrons and their curved surface and small reorganisation energy upon reduction make them attractive candidates for artificial photosynthetic systems. More recently carbon nanotubes are also emerging as important active components of molecular devices. Single walled carbon nanotubes, to which photo and electroactive were covalently tethered, were successfully used for generating photo-induced intramolecular charge separation and as electronic transductors for sensors and biosensors.

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Presentation: Tutorial lecture at SMCBS 2003 Workshop, by Francesco Paolucci
See On-line Journal of SMCBS 2003 Workshop

Submitted: 2003-09-12 15:06
Revised:   2009-06-08 12:55
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