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Chemistry and Biochemistry
Carmichael, Tricia (Chemistry and Biochemistry)
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The focus of this thesis work is on the formation of new types of SAMs including DTPA and dialkyldiselenide on palladium substrates. With major differences in the headgroups with thiolate SAMs, DTPA and dialkyldiselenide SAMs on palladium will help to reveal the interfacial structures of SAMs and other variations in the macroscopic properties. We also investigated the binding behavior of the new SAMs molecules with palladium through XPS experiments.
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