Direct Synthesis of Deep Cavity p-Phenylcalix[4]arene in Poly (Ethylene Glycol), and its Self-Association in the Solid State

Mohamed Makha, Colin Raston, Alexandre Sobolev

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p- Phenylcalix[4] arene is formed directly from p- phenylphenol in 66% yield (50% isolated yield) using poly( ethylene glycol) as the reaction medium, with crystallization of the pure cavitand from toluene mediated by p- carborane. The solid-state structure comprises interlocking columnar arrays.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)260-262
JournalAustralian Journal of Chemistry: an international journal for chemical science
Publication statusPublished - 2006


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