Self-assembly of a [2 x 2] hydrogen bonded grid

P.R. Lipkowski, A.G. Bielejewska, Huub Kooijman, Anthony L. Spek, P. Timmerman, David Reinhoudt

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Formation of 24 cooperative hydrogen bonds drives the spontaneous assembly of a rigid bifunctional trimelamine and bis(barbituric acid) to give selectively the [2 × 2] hydrogen-bonded grid, in preference to the corresponding [1 × 1] or polymeric assemblies.
Original languageUndefined
Pages (from-to)1311-1312
JournalChemical communications
Issue number14
Publication statusPublished - 1999


  • METIS-105954
  • IR-11020

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