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Zhidk. krist. ikh prakt. ispol'z. = Liq. Cryst. and their Appl., 2008, 4, 73—80.
Forming and Structural Investigations of Langmuir-Blodgett Films Based on Crown Ether – Fullerene System
A. I. Alexandrov, T. V. Pashkova, A. V. Pyatunin, I. V. Lipunov
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Abstract Investigations of structural transformations in floating layers of fullerene C60, dibenzo-18-crown-6 and their mixture and structure of Langmuir-Blodgett film formed on the base of the mixture were carried out by methods of π-A isotherms, atomic force microscopy and X-ray diffraction. It was shown that in floating layers an aggregation of C60 molecules is inhibited by complexation of molecules of fullerene and crown ether. Sandwich-like comlex formed by the molecules of fullerene and crown ether is basic element of the film structure in which fullerene-fullerene contacts of chain type are realized.