About the book
Langmuir Blodgett films continue to be an elegant means of making highly organized low dimensional supramolecular structures that allow the possibility of examining interactions at the molecular level. Such studies are important as low dimensional superstructures display properties that are different from the bulk properties of the same material. Because molecules self-assemble at the air-water interface that depending on the structure of the molecule, properties of the film may be tailored by altering film fabrication parameters like surface pressure, pH, temperature, etc., thereby building additional functionality into these supramolecular structures is key in designing molecular electronic devices. To a biologist, Langmuir films are equally interesting as these closely resemble bio-membranes providing a nano-structured supramolecular vessel to study drug-protein, lipid-protein interactions, etc.. This book aims to present both advances and prospects of ongoing research in Langmuir-Blodgett films that will be attractive to researchers from diverse areas as material sciences, chemistry, physics, and biology.