Angewandte Chemie International Edition

Cover image for Vol. 56 Issue 27

Editor: Peter Gölitz, Deputy Editors: Neville Compton, Haymo Ross

Online ISSN: 1521-3773

Associated Title(s): Angewandte Chemie, Chemistry - A European Journal, Chemistry – An Asian Journal, ChemistryOpen, ChemPhotoChem, ChemPlusChem, Zeitschrift für Chemie

Cover Picture: Highly Ordered Merocyanine Dye Assemblies by Supramolecular Polymerization and Hierarchical Self-Organization (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 28/2003)

42_28/2003Hierarchical self-organization of bis(merocyanins), as shown in the cover picture, lead in the first step to helical polymers (top), which come together to form rod-type aggregates in methylcyclohexane (middle right). These arrange finally at higher concentrations into a hexagonal dense packing (bottom). As F. Würthner et al. describe in their Communication on page 3247 ff., gels and liquid-crystalline films can be generated in this way with unusual textures, as shown in the background.

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