4. A Rudimentary Method for Classification of π…π Packing Motifs for Aromatic Molecules

  1. Edward R. T. Tiekink2 and
  2. Julio Zukerman-Schpector3
  1. Leigh Loots and
  2. Leonard J. Barbour

Published Online: 22 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119945888.ch4

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

Loots, L. and Barbour, L. J. (2012) A Rudimentary Method for Classification of π…π Packing Motifs for Aromatic Molecules, 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.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 2

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

  2. 3

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

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemistry and Polymer Science, University of Stellenbosch, Matieland, South Africa

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:

  • π…π packing motifs, rudimentary;
  • aromatic molecules;
  • reliable supramolecular synthons;
  • DNA functionality;
  • structure prediction;
  • π…π interactions in cocrystals;
  • QAMRIG;
  • stronger H[BOND]bonds

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Theoretical Models

  • π…π Interactions

  • Structure Prediction and Comparisons

  • π…π Interactions in Heteroaromatic Molecules

  • π…π Interactions in Cocrystals

  • Summary

  • References