Iodide-catalysed self-assembly of donor-acceptor [3]catenanes

Kaushik Patel, Ognjen Š Miljanić, J. Fraser Stoddart

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Charged donor-acceptor [3]catenanes comprising the π-accepting cyclobis(paraquat-4,4′-biphenylene) and π-donating aromatic crown ether macrocycles have been prepared in high yields using thermodynamically controlled dynamic nucleophilic substitution.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1853-1855
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number16
StatePublished - Apr 16 2008

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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