Towards molecular scale mechano-electronic devices: porphyrin catenanes

Maxwell J. Gunter, Martin R. Johnston

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Using self-assembly strategies, catenanes consisting of zinc and free base porphyrins with hydroquinol-containing polyether straps of different lengths interlinked with a tetracationic bipyridinium cyclophane have been synthesised.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1163-1165
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number17
Publication statusPublished - 1992
Externally publishedYes


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