Supersized bilayers based on an O-alkyl substituted calix[4]arene

Thomas Clark, Mohamed Makha, Colin Raston, Alexandre Sobolev

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Abstract

Attaching C-18 alkyl chains to the O-rim of calix[4] arene in the cone conformation affords crystalline solids, as toluene or benzene inclusion complexes, where the four alkyl chains from each calixarene form a continuous hexagonal motif through interplay with alkyl chains from other calixarenes orientated in the same and opposite directions in a bilayer arrangement, despite the absence of polar head groups.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)707-711
JournalCrystEngComm
Volume8
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006

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