Inter-digitation approach to encapsulation of C60: [C60⊂ (p-phenylcalix[5]arene)2]

Mohamed Makha, Michaele J. Hardie, Colin L. Raston

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P-Phenylcalix[5]arene shows a strong and selective binding of C60 in toluene resulting in crystallisation of a hemispherically inter-digitated 2:1 complex; the receptor itself crystallises from toluene with self assembly through phenyl group inclusion.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1446-1447
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number14
Publication statusPublished - 14 Jun 2002
Externally publishedYes


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