Surface immobilization of an organo-iridium complex through a carbon-metal bond

Anna Razgon, Mitchell R. Anstey, Neal A. Yakelis, Robert G. Bergman, Chaim N. Sukenik

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A new approach to the immobilization of organometallic complexes to monolayer surfaces is demonstrated using aldehyde-terminated self-assembled monolayers and a CpIr complex. The iridium complex is anchored to the surface by direct attachment of the metal to the carbon chain of the monolayer film.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)305-307
Number of pages3
JournalInorganica Chimica Acta
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1 Sep 2011

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Funding Information:
We thank the US Israel Binational Science Foundation for support of this work. R.G.B. and M.R.A. acknowledge partial support by the Director, Office of Energy Research, Office of Basic Energy Sciences, Chemical Sciences Division, of the US Department of Energy under Contract No. DE-AC03-7600098. C.N.S. acknowledges support of the Edward and Judith Steinberg Chair in Nanotechnology.


  • Metal-carbon bond
  • Organo-iridium chemistry
  • Self-assembled monolayers
  • Surface-anchored organometallic


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