Volume 16, Issue 38 p. 11539-11542
Communication

Nonpolar Gemini Amphiphiles Self-Assemble into Stacked Layers of Nano-Objects

Dr. Caroline de Gracia Lux

Dr. Caroline de Gracia Lux

Systèmes Organisés Fluorés à Finalités Thérapeutiques (SOFFT), Université de Strasbourg, Institut Charles Sadron (CNRS), 23 rue du Loess, 67034 Strasbourg Cedex 2, France

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Dr. Marie Pierre Krafft

Dr. Marie Pierre Krafft

Systèmes Organisés Fluorés à Finalités Thérapeutiques (SOFFT), Université de Strasbourg, Institut Charles Sadron (CNRS), 23 rue du Loess, 67034 Strasbourg Cedex 2, France

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First published: 06 September 2010
Citations: 18

Graphical Abstract

Fluorine in bloom: A nonpolar fluorocarbon/hydrocarbon tetrablock self-assembles into a first monolayer consisting of an array of densely packed discrete circular surface micelles (dark); this layer is surmounted by a second layer of such nano-objects (light).