Single-crystal-to-single-crystal e → Z and Z → e isomerizations of 3-chloroacrylic acid within the nanocavities of a supramolecular framework

Shao Liang Zheng, Marc Messerschmidt, Philip Coppens

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Single-crystal-to-single-crystal E → Z and Z → E photo-isomerizations of 3-chloroacrylic acid (HClA) take place with full retention of the crystal lattice in the framework cavities of the supramolecular crystals CECR·HClA·2MeOH·1.5H2O (CECR = C-ethylcalix[4] resorcinarene); their progress has been monitored as the reaction proceeds.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2735-2737
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number26
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007


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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