Constructing 2D porous material based on the assembly of large organic ions : p-sulfonatocalix[8]arene and tetraphenylphosphonium ions

Mohamed Makha, Alexandre Sobolev, Colin Raston

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Abstract

In the presence of tetraphenylphosphonium and aquated ytterbium(in) ions, conformationally flexible p-sulfonatocalix[8]arene forms an extended structure with two dimensional porosity involving the assembly of phosphonium cations and 'molecular capsules' comprised of two calixarenes shrouding three phosphonium cations.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)511-513
JournalChemical Communications
Volume5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006

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