From molecular ribbons to a molecular fabric

Mark Mascal, Jens Hansen, Philip S. Fallon, Alexander J. Blake, Brigid R. Heywood, Madeleine H. Moore, Johan P. Turkenburg

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Ion-pair reinforced, hydrogen-bonded molecular ribbons are knitted together through ammonium carboxylate salt bridges into undulating sheets wherein each component participates in three ion-pairing interactions and up to twelve hydrogen bonds.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)381-384
Number of pages4
JournalChemistry - A European Journal
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1999
Externally publishedYes


  • Crystal engineering
  • Hydrogen bonds
  • Ion pairs
  • Self-assembly
  • Solid-state structures

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  • Chemistry(all)

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    Mascal, M., Hansen, J., Fallon, P. S., Blake, A. J., Heywood, B. R., Moore, M. H., & Turkenburg, J. P. (1999). From molecular ribbons to a molecular fabric. Chemistry - A European Journal, 5(1), 381-384.<381::AID-CHEM381>3.0.CO;2-T