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Microscopy and electroanalysis of a first generation copperpoly (propyleneimine) metallodendrimer system

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dc.date.accessioned 2015-03-19 en
dc.date.accessioned 2020-02-19T17:37:42Z
dc.date.available 2020-02-19T17:37:42Z
dc.date.issued 2015-08-25 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/2017
dc.description.abstract A copper-poly(propyleneimine) (CuPPI) metallodendrimer was physically adsorbed onto the surface of a gold electrode to form an Au|CuPPI electrode system, which was electrochemically characterized by cyclic and square wave voltammetric techniques. The surface morphology of the poly(propyleneimine) dendrimer (PPI) and its copper-functionalized derivative, i.e. CuPPI, were compared using atomic force microscopy (AFM). High resolution transmission electron microscopy (HR-TEM) and high resolution scanning electron microscopy (HR-SEM) data showed that CuPPI has a layered crystalline structure. The metallodendrimer would be a suitable platform for electrochemical biosensing applications since the diffusion coefficient is only very slightly affected by oxygen. en
dc.format.medium Print en
dc.subject ELECTROCHEMICAL SCIENCE en
dc.subject COPPER en
dc.subject METALLODENDRIMER en
dc.title Microscopy and electroanalysis of a first generation copperpoly (propyleneimine) metallodendrimer system en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.description.version Y en
dc.ProjectNumber N/A en
dc.Volume 10 en
dc.BudgetYear 2014/15 en
dc.ResearchGroup Center for Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators en
dc.SourceTitle International Journal of Electrochemical Science en
dc.ArchiveNumber 8570 en
dc.PageNumber 432-444 en
dc.outputnumber 7339 en
dc.bibliographictitle Rassie, C., Van Wyk, J., Wilson, L., Makelane, H.R., Feleni, U., Sidwaba, U., Mapolie, S., Baker, P. & Iwuoha, E. (2015) Microscopy and electroanalysis of a first generation copperpoly (propyleneimine) metallodendrimer system. <i>International Journal of Electrochemical Science</i>. 10:432-444. en
dc.publicationyear 2015 en
dc.contributor.author1 Rassie, C. en
dc.contributor.author2 Van Wyk, J. en
dc.contributor.author3 Wilson, L. en
dc.contributor.author4 Makelane, H.R. en
dc.contributor.author5 Feleni, U. en
dc.contributor.author6 Sidwaba, U. en
dc.contributor.author7 Mapolie, S. en
dc.contributor.author8 Baker, P. en
dc.contributor.author9 Iwuoha, E. en


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