Photosensitized cross-linking of Langmuir–Blodgett multilayers based on copoly(glutamate)s


  • This work was in part supported by the BMFT in the framework of the Project on Ultrathin Films as New Materials in Optics, Electronics and Biological Applications. Support of S. I. by a grant from Nippon Oil Co. Ltd., Japan is also gratefully acknowledged.


Rod-like polymers of overall cylindrical shape dressed with a skin of flexible short side chains have been shown to be versatile building blocks for supramolecular structures. This paper describes the production of “molecular composites” based on such rigid rods, the mesoscopic structure of which is shown in the Figure.

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