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
StatePublished - 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • General Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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