Porphyrin-based supramoleculr assmenbies

Masayuki Takeuchi, Satoshi Tanaka, Kenji Kaneko, Seiji Shinkai

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Here we report that the morphology of one-dimensional aggregates composed of porphyrins can be controlled by the peripheral hydrogen-bond donating/accepting groups and van der Waals interactions among alkyl chains introduced in the orthogonal axis toward the porphyrin-porphyrin π π stacking axis. The supramolecular assemblies of porphyrin derivatives were monitored by UV-Visible, XRD, SEM, TEM, and HR-TEM. Very interestingly, they afforded a variety of supramolecular morphologies such as helical ribbon, sphere, doughnut, and cylinder depending on the environmental conditions.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2005
Event54th SPSJ Symposium on Macromolecules - Yamagata, Japan
Duration: Sep 20 2005Sep 22 2005


Other54th SPSJ Symposium on Macromolecules

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)


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