azo compound


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azo compound

Any of the organic substances that contain the azo group. An example is azobenzene, C6H5N:NC6H5. They are related to aniline and include important dyes and indicators.
See: indicator for table
See also: compound
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Azo compounds are continuously gaining attention in scientific research because of variety of derivatives obtained by the slight modifications of dye intermediate structures [1, 2, 3].
As a class of organic light-emitting materials azo compounds have attracted many interests due to their unique photochemical and photophysical properties.
Amaranth dye are classify as azo compounds cotaining the azo group (-N=N-) that has similar structure of commassie brilliant blue R-250.
Supercell modified azo compounds reportedly permit improved control of gas generation.