3. CH–π and π–π Interactions as Contributors to the Guest Binding in Reversible Inclusion and Encapsulation Complexes

  1. Edward R. T. Tiekink3 and
  2. Julio Zukerman-Schpector4
  1. Pablo Ballester1 and
  2. Shannon M. Biros2

Published Online: 22 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119945888.ch3

The Importance of Pi-Interactions in Crystal Engineering: Frontiers in Crystal Engineering

The Importance of Pi-Interactions in Crystal Engineering: Frontiers in Crystal Engineering

How to Cite

Ballester, P. and Biros, S. M. (2012) CH–π and π–π Interactions as Contributors to the Guest Binding in Reversible Inclusion and Encapsulation Complexes, in The Importance of Pi-Interactions in Crystal Engineering: Frontiers in Crystal Engineering (eds E. R. T. Tiekink and J. Zukerman-Schpector), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119945888.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Chemistry, The University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

  2. 4

    Department of Chemistry, Federal University of São Carlos, São Carlos, Brazil

Author Information

  1. 1

    Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA) & Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ), Tarragona, Spain

  2. 2

    Department of Chemistry, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 30 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470688274

Online ISBN: 9781119945888

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Keywords:

  • CH–π and π–π interactions;
  • electrostatic factors;
  • intermolecular binding;
  • guest binding;
  • reversible inclusion, encapsulation;
  • hydrogen-bonded molecular capsules;
  • supramolecular materials;
  • aromatic–aromatic (π–π)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Probing Aromatic–Aromatic (π–π) Interactions and CH–π Interactions with Solid-State Structures of Reversible Inclusion and Encapsulation Complexes

  • Summary and Outlook

  • Acknowledgments

  • References