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October 24th, 2005

Cubic Assembly Encloses Nanovoid

Abstract:
Neil B. McKeown, professor of organic materials chemistry at Cardiff University, in Wales, says he and his coworkers ďachieved the precise enclosure of space on the nanoscale by the simple recrystallization of a readily prepared phthalocyanine derivative from acetone to give a cubic packing arrangement in which six of the extended square-shaped molecules self-assemble to define the nanovoid.

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American Chemical Society

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