Identifier

etd-04122007-002428

Degree

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Chemistry

Document Type

Thesis

Abstract

A novel sensory platform based on conjugated polymer was developed, that consists of a monodispersed oligo(phenylene ethynylene) backbone, end-capped with a terminal alkene for further attachment to a solid surface at one terminus, and an anthracene based receptor group at the other terminus. Energy transfer from backbone to end-cap was observed by absorption spectroscopy and fluorescence spectroscopy. Other ongoing projects described herein include the synthesis of longer-chain analogues of the above platform, the synthesis of silica microspheres based conjugated polymer sensory platform and the synthesis of long wavelength (NIR) dye for in vivo amyloid screening studies.

Date

2007

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Committee Chair

Evgueni E. Nesterov

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Chemistry Commons

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