Trends obtained from systematic studies based on chain-length variation have provided valuable insight and understanding into the behavior of m-phenylene ethynylene foldamers. The generalization of this experimental approach, the chain-length dependence test, is useful for studying solution conformation, packing in the solid state, specific intrachain interactions, and the contributions of end groups to a particular property.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||10|
|Journal||Accounts of chemical research|
|State||Published - Jan 2006|
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