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Preparation and functionalization of hydride terminated porous germanium

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Abstract

Porous germanium (PG) is prepared by a novel bipolar electrochemical etching (BEE) technique; scanning electron microscopy (SEM) clearly reveals formation of a porous layer up to a few microns thick that is Ge–Hx terminated as indicated by FTIR spectroscopy; the hydride terminated PG material is quite resistant to oxidation, even under thermal conditions, but can be induced to undergo hydrogermylation reactions with alkenes and alkynes.

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The article was received on 17 May 2000, accepted on 20 Jul 2000 and first published on 16 Aug 2000


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B004011H
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2000,0, 1669-1670
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    Preparation and functionalization of hydride terminated porous germanium

    H. C. Choi and J. M. Buriak, Chem. Commun., 2000, 0, 1669
    DOI: 10.1039/B004011H

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