SERRS dyes: part 3. synthesis of reactive benzotriazole azo dyes for surface enhanced resonance Raman scattering

Alexis Enright, Ljiljana Fruk, Antonio Grondin, Callum J. McHugh, W.Ewen Smith, Duncan Graham

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Abstract

A series of eleven specially designed benzotriazole monoazo dyes for use in surface enhanced resonance Raman scattering studies are reported. Unlike previous benzotriazole dyes produced for SERRS, these dyes have been synthesised to be trifunctional in nature. The presence of the benzotriazole moiety provides surface complexing properties, the azo linkage provides the colour and hence extra sensitivity and the nucleophilic amine group enables further functionalisation
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)975-978
Number of pages4
JournalAnalyst
Volume129
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2004
Externally publishedYes

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