Noncovalently bonded quinone on self-assembled molecular layers

V. Budavári, Á Szucs, Cs Somlai, M. Novák

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Aminoalkanethiol surface modifiers were investigated on gold electrodes. It was established, that quinone molecules could be attached to these surface layers in three different forms with well-distinguished redox potentials. Chemical reaction with the amino groups of the modifiers could produce monosubstituted and disubstituted quinones attached covalently to the layers. However, a third form could be detected, as well that seems to be quinone attached non-covalently to the monosubstituted quinone molecules.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4351-4356
Number of pages6
JournalElectrochimica Acta
Issue number27
Publication statusPublished - Oct 15 2002


  • Aminoalkanethiol surface modifiers
  • Covalently and non-covalently bonded quinones
  • Quinone attachment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Electrochemistry

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