Half-rotation in a kinetically locked [2] catenane induced by transition metal ion substitution

David A. Leigh, Paul J. Lusby, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, D. Barney Walker

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Abstract

We report on a heterocircuit [2] catenane in which a reversible half-rotation of one ring about the other can be induced, and locked in place, by switching the coordination of the interlocked rings between Pd(II) and Co(III).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5826-5828
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume48
Issue number47
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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