p-Phenylcalixarene is formed directly fromp-phenylphenol in 66% yield (50% isolated yield) using poly(ethylene glycol) as the reaction medium, with crystallization of the pure cavitand from toluene mediated by p-earborane. The solid-state structure comprises interlocking columnar arrays.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Australian Journal of Chemistry|
|Publication status||Published - 1 May 2006|