An hermaphroditic [c2]daisy chain

Sheng Hsien Chiu, Stuart J. Rowan, Stuart J. Cantrill, J. Fraser Stoddart*, Andrew J P White, David J. Williams

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A cyclic dimeric daisy chain compound, which has been assembled from a difunctional [2]rotaxane in a sequence of noncovalent and covalent synthetic steps, the most important of which is a bis-Wittig reaction, has been characterised by X-ray crystallography.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2948-2949
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number24
StatePublished - Jan 1 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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