SELF-ASSEMBLING [2]PSEUDOROTAXANES

P L ANELLI, P R ASHTON, N SPENCER, A M Z SLAWIN, J F STODDART, D J WILLIAMS

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Abstract

The complex formed from the tetracationic cyclophane 1 and hydroquinone polyethers such as 2 resembles a string of pearls. It forms spontaneously on combination of the components in solution and is stabilized by multiple pi/pi stacking interactions between the aromatic rings.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1036-1039
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie International Edition in English
Volume30
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Aug 1991

Keywords

  • ETHERS
  • CYCLOBIS(PARAQUAT-PARA-PHENYLENE)
  • COMPLEXATION
  • RECEPTOR
  • BENZENE
  • STRANDS
  • IONS

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