The square hole for the round peg: The first two members of a new family of tetrametallic cyclophanes (1; M=Mn1, Re1), which feature rectangular cavities, have been synthesized and characterized. Both of the luminescent compounds behave as mesoporous materials in a thin film and display high capacities and substantial affinities towards the uptake of selected volatile organic compounds.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Angewandte Chemie - International Edition|
|State||Published - Aug 18 2000|
- Host-guest chemistry
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