The Synthesis of Poly(amidoamine) Dendrimer: Dyeing and Fluorescence Properties

Document Type : Original Article


1 Department of Organic Colorants, Institute for Color Science and Technology, P.O. Box: 16765-654, Tehran, Iran.

2 Department of Organic Colorants, Institute for Color Science and Technology, P.O. Box: 16765-654, Tehran, Iran

3 Center of Excellence for Color Science and Technology, Institute for Color Science and Technology, P.O. Box: 16765-654, Tehran, Iran.


The synthesis of a new yellow fluorescent 4-(2-methylamino)-ethyloxy-N-PAMAM-1,8-naphthalimide from zero generation has been described. The chemical structure of synthesized dendrimers was confirmed using FT-IR, 1HNMR and DSC techniques. The new materials are comprised of a 1,8-naphthalimide fluorophore having a substituent at C-4 position. The synthesized compounds (P2 and P3) were used for dyeing of wool fibers. The physical properties of the compounds (P2 andP3) were also investigated via fastness measurement.


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