Formation of alkylsilane-based monolayers on gold

Thomas M. Owens, Kenneth T. Nicholson, Mark M. Banaszak Holl, Sefik Süzer

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The formation of monolayers of alkylsilanes on a gold surface is characterized by X-ray photoelectron and reflection-absorption infrared spectroscopies. The reaction occurs through the activation of multiple Si-H bonds. Reactivity of the newly synthesized systems to oxygen and water is reported.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6800-6801
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Issue number24
Publication statusPublished - 19 Jun 2002
Externally publishedYes

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