Issue 68, 2013

‘Sergeants-and-Corporals’ principle in chiral induction at an interface


Self-assembly of an achiral porphyrin at the interface between a chiral solvent and an atomically flat substrate renders the monolayer chiral, and a non-racemic solvent can even overrule the intrinsic expression of chirality in the self-assembly of chiral molecules.

Graphical abstract: ‘Sergeants-and-Corporals’ principle in chiral induction at an interface

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09 Apr 2013
10 May 2013
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13 May 2013
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Chem. Commun., 2013,49, 7477-7479

‘Sergeants-and-Corporals’ principle in chiral induction at an interface

I. Destoop, H. Xu, C. Oliveras-González, E. Ghijsens, D. B. Amabilino and S. De Feyter, Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 7477 DOI: 10.1039/C3CC42584C

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