Two-component gel formation by pseudoenantiomeric ethynylhelicene oligomers

Ryo Amemiya, Marie Mizutani, Masahiko Yamaguchi

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Abstract

(Chemical Equation Presented) Long and winding gel: Mixtures of (M)-and (P)-ethynylhelicene oligomers (see structure) differing in the numbers of helicene units formed organogels in toluene, which exhibited better thermoreversibility in the sol-gel process than those formed from enantiomers. Various twocomponent gels were obtained by changing the combination of the component pseudoenantiomeric oligomers, provided that they were larger than a trimer.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1995-1999
Number of pages5
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Volume49
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Mar 8

Keywords

  • Circular dichroism
  • Gels
  • Pseudoenantiomers
  • Sol-gel processes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)

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