A Facile Route to Difunctionalized Monosubstituted Octasilsesquioxanes

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  • Dr. Hongzhi Liu,

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    1. Institute of Materials Chemistry, Vienna University of Technology, Getreidemarkt 9, 1060 Wien (Austria), Fax: (+43) 1-58801-15399
    • Institute of Materials Chemistry, Vienna University of Technology, Getreidemarkt 9, 1060 Wien (Austria), Fax: (+43) 1-58801-15399
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  • Michael Puchberger,

    1. Institute of Materials Chemistry, Vienna University of Technology, Getreidemarkt 9, 1060 Wien (Austria), Fax: (+43) 1-58801-15399
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  • Ulrich Schubert

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    1. Institute of Materials Chemistry, Vienna University of Technology, Getreidemarkt 9, 1060 Wien (Austria), Fax: (+43) 1-58801-15399
    • Institute of Materials Chemistry, Vienna University of Technology, Getreidemarkt 9, 1060 Wien (Austria), Fax: (+43) 1-58801-15399
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Abstract

A series of difunctionalized monosubstituted octasilsesquioxanes have been synthesized that bear ester, amino acid, alcohol, haloalkyl, or azido functional groups. These units are suitable nanobuilding blocks for the preparation of new organic–inorganic hybrid materials.

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