Covalent ladder formation becomes kinetically trapped beyond four rungs

Erin L. Elliott, C. Scott Hartley, Jeffrey S. Moore

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Abstract

Scrambling experiments suggest that the self-assembly of 2D ladders via imine metathesis is kinetically trapped at four or more rungs. Consequently, ladders containing five or more rungs cannot be synthesized in high yield under the conditions used, as misaligned out-of-register byproducts cannot self-correct.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5028-5030
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume47
Issue number17
DOIs
StatePublished - May 7 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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