Carborane inclusion chemistry for the uncommon calix[7,9]arenes

Thomas Clark, Mohamed Makha, Alexandre Sobolev, Colin Raston

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Abstract

The inclusion of o-carborane by p-But-calix[7,9]arenes has been investigated by solid state and solution studies, with both resulting complexes in the solid state being rich in carborane with the ratio of calixarene to carborane at 1 : 7 and 2 : 7 respectively. The carboranes reside in clefts within the calixarenes which arise from specific local conformations of adjacent phenolic groups, or are included in the extended structure through other interplay of the calixarenes and carboranes in such clefts.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4855-4859
JournalDalton Transactions: the international journal for inorganic, organometallic and bioinorganic chemistry
Volume2008
Issue number36
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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