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Boronic acids as molecular inks for surface functionalization of polyvinyl alcohol substrates

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Abstract

Boronic acids are proposed to be used as molecular inks. This allows chemical modification of the surface of polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) and PVA-related materials with boronic acid-containing molecules through boronate esterification using marker pen applicators. The resulting materials exhibit functional properties, such as fluorescence, halochromism, chemical sensing abilities, and water repellency.

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The article was received on 28 Feb 2018, accepted on 27 Mar 2018 and first published on 29 Mar 2018


Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C8NJ00992A
Citation: New J. Chem., 2018,42, 7392-7398
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    Boronic acids as molecular inks for surface functionalization of polyvinyl alcohol substrates

    R. Nishiyabu, M. Tomura, T. Okade and Y. Kubo, New J. Chem., 2018, 42, 7392
    DOI: 10.1039/C8NJ00992A

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