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Structural studies of the self-assemblies created with dipyrrins.

TitleStructural studies of the self-assemblies created with dipyrrins.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsShin, J-Y, Patrick, BO, Son, SBae, Hahn, JRyang, Dolphin, D
JournalBulletin of the Korean Chemical Society
Volume31
Pagination1004 - 1013
Date Published2010
ISBN Number0253-2964
Keywordsdipyrrin superstructure self assembly crystal structure
Abstract

Three-dimensional superstructures of unique self-assemblies generated by exploring the conformational flexibility of various dipyrromethenes through creation of hydrogen-bonds with metal-halide anions are reported and the conformational diversity is thoroughly described in the solid and soln. states by X-ray diffraction anal. and variable temp. NMR spectroscopy. The tetrahedral or octahedral structures of their precursors, various metal-dipyrromethene complexes, are also reported, based on the crystallog. data. STM images of the self-assemblies obsd. on graphite surfaces present interesting arrangements and appear as tubular bunches. [on SciFinder(R)]