Lu, Jinzhen, Turner, David R., Harding, Lindsay P., Byrne, Lindsay T., Baker, Murray V. and Batten, Stuart R. (2009) Octapi Interactions: Self-Assembly of a Pd-Based Catenane Driven by Eightfold π Interactions. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 131 (30). pp. 10372-10373. ISSN 1520-5126Metadata only available from this repository.
An unprecedented 2.5 nm array of π interactions between eight aromatic rings drives the formation of a catenane. Disruption of this array through the use of longer ligands results in the formation of only single, uncatenated rings. The catenated complex is shown to persist in solution alongside its constituent metallomacrocycles.
|Subjects:||Q Science > QD Chemistry|
|Schools:||School of Applied Sciences|
School of Applied Sciences > Materials and Catalysis Research Centre
|Depositing User:||Graham Stone|
|Date Deposited:||26 Aug 2009 16:50|
|Last Modified:||26 Aug 2009 16:50|
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