Angewandte Chemie International Edition

Cover image for Vol. 56 Issue 51

Editor: Neville Compton; Editor Emeritus: Peter Gölitz

Online ISSN: 1521-3773

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

50_14/2011Cover Picture: Coordination-Polymer Nanotubes and Spheres: A Ligand-Structure Effect (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 14/2011)

The dominant factor in the assembly process leading to the formation of coordination polymer nanotubes (CPNTs) is related to the 3D geometry of a multidentate ligand. In contrast, networks of interconnected spheres were generated with ligands having essentially 2D structures, regardless of the different number of palladium coordination sites. This ligand-structure effect is described by M. E. van der Boom and co-workers in their Communication on page 3224 ff.

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