We previously reported that 2,6-bis(2-oxazolyl)pyridine (Pybox) forms the complexes with secondary dialkylammonium cations at 1:1 stoichiometries. In this report, we present preparation and complex formation of Bzpybox complexes with poly(trimethylene- iminium) salt (PTMI). Macrocyclic BzPybox 1 was used for immobilization of PTMI on Au or mica surface. AFM observation on mica presented that the polymer complexes only have the linear morphology. The compelxation between PTMI and 1 should arrange 1 into the 1D structure. Moreover, complexation of PTMI with bi-functional BxPybox 2 provides physically cross-linked gels. Trans-cis isomerization of the azobenzene group by photo-irradiation and by heat was induced sol-gel phase transition. The supramolecular structures of PTMI were controlled by the complexation with various BzPybox derivatives.
|Number of pages||2|
|Publication status||Published - Dec 1 2005|
|Event||54th SPSJ Symposium on Macromolecules - Yamagata, Japan|
Duration: Sep 20 2005 → Sep 22 2005
|Other||54th SPSJ Symposium on Macromolecules|
|Period||9/20/05 → 9/22/05|
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