Light-triggered self-assembly of a dichromonyl compound in water

Willem A. Velema, Marc C. A. Stuart, Wiktor Szymanski*, Ben L. Feringa

*Bijbehorende auteur voor dit werk

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28 Citaten (Scopus)


External control over self-assembling structures is achieved by incorporating an azobenzene photoswitch into the structure of a dichromonyl compound. The self-assembly of dichromonyl compounds into fibers leads to the formation of a hydrogel and can be triggered with visible light.

Originele taal-2English
Pagina's (van-tot)5001-5003
Aantal pagina's3
TijdschriftChemical Communications
Nummer van het tijdschrift44
StatusPublished - 4-jun-2013

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