A new strategy for folding oligo(m-phenylene ethynylenes)

Xiaowu Yang, Amy L. Brown, Mako Furukawa, Shoujian Li, Wendy E. Gardinier, Eric J. Bukowski, Frank V. Bright, Chong Zheng, Xiao Cheng Zeng, Bing Gong

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Backbone-rigidified oligo(m-phenylene ethynylenes) fold into crescent or helical conformations in non-polar organic solvents.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)56-57
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 15 2003


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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Yang, X., Brown, A. L., Furukawa, M., Li, S., Gardinier, W. E., Bukowski, E. J., ... Gong, B. (2003). A new strategy for folding oligo(m-phenylene ethynylenes). Chemical Communications, 9(1), 56-57. https://doi.org/10.1039/b209809a