Colorimetric reversibility of polydiacetylene supramolecules having enhanced hydrogen-bonding under thermal and pH stimuli

Dong June Ahn, Eun Hyuk Chae, Gil Sun Lee, Hee Yong Shim, Tae E. Chang, Kwang D. Ahn, Jong M. Kim

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Abstract

To investigate the role of hydrogen-bonding on colorimetric transition of polydiacetylene supramolecules, novel diacetylene derivatives allowing various hydrogen-bonding states were synthesized by coupling carboxy-substituted (ortho-, meta-, and para-) anilide groups with a typical single-chain diacetylene lipid. One with a terminal carboxyl group at the meta position provided the resulting supramolecular Langmuir-Schaefer films with enhanced hydrogen-bonding, and hence resulted in unprecedented colorimetric reversibility under both thermal and pH stimuli.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8976-8977
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Volume125
Issue number30
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2003 Jul 30

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  • Chemistry(all)

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