Hydrogen-bonded molecular ribbons as templates for the synthesis of modified mineral phases

Simon Champ, John A. Dickinson, Philip S. Fallon, Brigid R. Heywood, Mark Mascal

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The combination of two important organizational principles, that is surfactant monolayer assembly and the triazinetriamine - triazinetrione hydrogen-bonding molecular ribbon, produces a hybrid assembly which is used as a novel template to control the orientation and morphology in the crystallization of calcium carbonate (see picture).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2716-2719
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Issue number15
Publication statusPublished - Aug 4 2000
Externally publishedYes



  • Crystal growth
  • Hydrogen bonds
  • Molecular recognition
  • Monolayers

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  • Chemistry(all)

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