Diethylene glycol ether-linked 3,4,5-trihydroxybenzamides as triply branched dendritic anchors to CdSe/ZnS core/shell type nanoparticles: Potential hydrophilic fluorescent probes

Chien Tien Chen, Vijay D. Pawar, Yogesh S. Munot, Chia Chun Chen, Chih Jung Hsu

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Functionalized N-2-mercaptoethyl-gallamides bearing three or five hydroxyl units that are tethered with diethylene glycol ether(s) allow for transferring hydrophobically pyridine-capped CdSe/ZnS core/shell nanoparticles from an organic to an aqueous layer with intact fluorescent profiles.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2483-2485
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number19
Publication statusPublished - 2005 May 21


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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