A photoresponsive molecular assembly consisting of ruthenium(II) tris(2,2′-bipyridine)-viologen linked disulfide and hexadecanethiol prepared on a gold surface: Effect of viologen moiety

Sunao Yamada, Yasuhisa Koide, Taku Matsuo

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    Abstract

    A ruthenium tris(2,2′-bipyridine)-viologen linked thiol derivative was prepared, and the monolayer assembly of the mixture of this compound and hexadecanethiol was fabricated on a gold surface. In the presence of triethanolamine, the modified gold electrode with this compound showed clear photocurrent responses ascribed to the ruthenium complex sensitized photoredox cycles with the viologen moiety as the mediator.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)23-26
    Number of pages4
    JournalJournal of Electroanalytical Chemistry
    Volume426
    Issue number1-2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Apr 15 1997

    All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

    • Analytical Chemistry
    • Chemical Engineering(all)
    • Electrochemistry

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