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Dendrimer Chemistry: Concepts, Syntheses, Properties, Applications

Dendrimer Chemistry: Concepts, Syntheses, Properties, Applications

Fritz Vögtle, Gabriele Richardt, Nicole Werner, Anthony J. Rackstraw (Translator)

ISBN: 978-3-527-62696-0

Mar 2009

354 pages

$106.99

Description

Written by internationally acclaimed authors, this textbook contains everything you need to know about this versatile class of compounds. Starting with a historical overview, definitions and other fundamentals, it goes on to look at characterization, analysis and properties of dendrimers. While the focus is on synthesis and applications, it also contains chapters on analytics and other applications.
Essential reading for organic and polymer chemists, undergraduate and graduate students, students and lecturers in chemistry.
INTRODUCTION
Historical -
Cascade Molecules and Dendrimers
Dendritic Architectures
Perfection, Defects, Dispersity
Definition and Classification of Dendritic Molecules
Nomenclature of Dendritic Molecules
SYNTHETIC METHODS FOR DENDRITIC MOLECULES
Divergent Synthesis
Convergent Synthesis
Recent Synthetic Methods
Solid Phase Synthesis
Coordination-Chemical Synthesis
Supramolecular Synthesis
Hyperbranched Polymers
Dendronised Linear Polymers
Dendro-Isomers
FUNCTIONAL DENDRIMERS
Monofunctional Dendrimers
Multifunctional Dendrimers
TYPES OF DENDRIMERS AND THEIR SYNTHESES
Achiral Dendrimers
Chiral Dendrimers
PHOTOPHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF DENDRITIC MOLECULES
Luminescence and Energy Transfer
Antenna Effect and Photoisomerisation of Dendrimers
(SPECIAL) CHEMICAL REACTIONS OF DENDRITIC MOLECULES
Covalent Chemical Reactions
Supramolecular (Host/Guest) Interactions
Dendritic Effects
CHARACTERISATION AND ANALYSIS
Chromatography
Gel Electrophoresis
NMR Spectroscopy
Mass Spectroscopy
X-Ray Crystal Structure Analysis
Small-Angle Scattering
Scanning Probe Microscopy
Transmission Electron Microscopy
Chiroptical Methods
SPECIAL PROPERTIES AND POTENTIAL APPLICATIONS
Introduction
Catalysis, Membrane Technology
Pigments, Adhesives, Additives in Chemical Materials
Dendrimers for Displays and (Opto)Electronics
Biomimetics, Sensor Technology, Diagnostics (Fluorescence)
Dendrimers in Medical Diagnostics
Medical Applications
Dendrimers in Nanotechnology