Giving substance to the Losanitsch series

Sergio Grunder, J. Fraser Stoddart*

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A series of oligoparaxylene model compounds with two to six paraxylene units was synthesised and the resulting mixtures of atropisomers with one to five axes of chirality were analysed by dynamic 1H NMR spectroscopy. The number of atropisomers was found to constitute part of the Losanitsch series.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3158-3160
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number26
StatePublished - Feb 29 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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


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