By chemically cleaving out the core of a dendritic metalloporphyrin coordination polymer, organic nanotubes can be created (see schematic representation). This is made possible by intramolecularly cross-linking the periphery of the oligomer with a ring-closing metathesis reaction prior to coring.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Angewandte Chemie - International Edition|
|State||Published - Mar 10 2003|
- Coordination polymers
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