Chirality at the Nanoscale: Nanoparticles, Surfaces, Materials and more

Chirality at the Nanoscale: Nanoparticles, Surfaces, Materials and more

Editor(s): David B. Amabilino

Print ISBN: 9783527320134

Online ISBN: 9783527625345

DOI: 10.1002/9783527625345

Author Biography


About the Author

David Amabilino is a tenured scientist at the Materials Science Institute (ICMAB, CISC) near Barcelona, where he is presently the vice-director. He worked as a postdoc on self-assembly of interlocked molecules in Fraser Stoddart's group (then in Birmingham, Engalnd), on porphyrin-containing assemblies in Jean-Pierre Sauvage's group (ULP, Strasbourg) and chiral polymers in Jaume Veciana's group (ICMAB, CSIC) after receiving both BSc (hons.) and PhD from Royal Holloway and Bedford New College (University of London). His current interests include the influence of supramolecular and stereochemical effects on molecular materials, and especially the expression of chirality at the nanoscale and the effects it has on the hierarchical passage of handedness. In research related to this, he is coordinating two projects founded by the European commission.

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