Chapter 2. Optically Active Supramolecules

  1. Dr. David B. Amabilino2,3
  1. Alessandro Scarso and
  2. Giuseppe Borsato

Published Online: 18 JUN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527625345.ch2

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

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

How to Cite

Scarso, A. and Borsato, G. (2009) Optically Active Supramolecules, in Chirality at the Nanoscale: Nanoparticles, Surfaces, Materials and more (ed D. B. Amabilino), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527625345.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Institut de Ciència de Materials de Barcelona (CSIC), Campus Universitari, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain

  2. 3

    Institut de Ciència de Materials de Barcelona (CSIC), Campus Universitari de Bellaterra, 08193 Cerdanyola del Vallès, Catalonia, Spain

Author Information

  1. Università Ca' Foscari di Venezia, Dipartimento di Chimica, Dorsoduro 2137, 30123 Venezia, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 JUN 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527320134

Online ISBN: 9783527625345

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Keywords:

  • optically active;
  • supramolecules;
  • supramolecular stereochemistry;
  • self-assembly;
  • chiral induction;
  • chiral spaces;
  • chiral recognition

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction to Supramolecular Stereochemistry

  • Self-Assembly of Intrinsically Chiral Molecular Capsules

  • Chiral Induction in the Formation of Supramolecular Systems

  • Chiral Spaces for Chiral Recognition

  • Conclusion and Outlook

  • References