Macromolecular Rapid Communications

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30_13/2009Macromol. Rapid Commun. 13/2009

Front Cover: Vesicles self-assembled from a novel amphiphilic diblock copolymer composed of hydrophilic poly-(ethylene oxide) and hydrophobic polymethacrylate with photochromic azopyridine moieties in the side groups show circular photoresponsive behavior including fusion, damage and defect formation, disruption, disintegration, and rearrangement in a water/tetrahydrofuran solution upon the irradiation of UV light. Further details can be found in the article by L. Lin, Z. Yan, J. Gu, Y. Zhang, Z. Feng, and Y. Yu* on page 1089.

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