Self-organization of discogenic molecules at the air-water interface

  • Maliszewskyj N
  • Heiney P
  • Kent Blasie J
 et al. 
  • 2

    Readers

    Mendeley users who have this article in their library.
  • N/A

    Citations

    Citations of this article.

Abstract

The behavior of several species of discogenic molecules at the air-water
interface has been determined by measuring surface pressure vs. molecular
area isotherms. Alkylthiotriphenylene derivatives do not appear to
form monolayers at the interfaces, due to lack of amphiphilic character.
Two truxene derivatives were found to display molecular areas on
the order of 65 angstrom 2, most likely due to the molecules lying
<< edge-on >> to the water surface. Hexacyclens generally lie with
the core group parallel to the surface of the water with the tail
groups extending away from the interface ; a higher density phase
may correspond to conformational changes within the molecule.

Get free article suggestions today

Mendeley saves you time finding and organizing research

Sign up here
Already have an account ?Sign in

Find this document

Authors

  • Nicholas C. Maliszewskyj

  • Paul A. Heiney

  • J. Kent Blasie

  • John P. McCauley

  • Amos B. Smith

Cite this document

Choose a citation style from the tabs below

Save time finding and organizing research with Mendeley

Sign up for free