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Type: Conference paper
Title: Light switchable transport through azobenzene modified gold nanotube membranes
Author: Velleman, L.
Losic, D.
Shapter, J.
Citation: APMC10 10th Asia-Pacific Microscopy Conference, ICONN2012 2012 International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, ACMM22 2012 22nd Australian Conference on Microscopy and Microanalysis, Conference Proceedings / B. Griffin, L. Faraone, M. Martyniuk (eds.): pp.569-1-569-2
Issue Date: 2012
ISBN: 9781740522458
Conference Name: International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (2012 : Perth, Western Australia)
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L. Velleman, D. Losic, and J.G. Shapter
Abstract: Gold nanotube membranes were fabricated through the electroless deposition of gold onto a porous alumina template (Au-PA). The transport properties of the gold nanotube membranes were controlled through the reversible switching of adsorbed fluorinated azobenzene layers. The fluorinated, hydrophobic end group of the azobenzene chain produces a transition between hydrophobic and less hydrophobic surface properties when switching from the trans to the cis state. The switchable transport properties of the azobenzene modified membrane were examined through the transport of a hydrophilic probe dye across the membrane.
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RMID: 0020127621
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