Copyright © 2014 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim
Editor-in-Chief: José Oliveira; Deputy Editor: Mary Farrell
Online ISSN: 1613-6829
Associated Title(s): Advanced Energy Materials, Advanced Engineering Materials, Advanced Functional Materials, Advanced Healthcare Materials, Advanced Materials, Advanced Materials Interfaces, Advanced Optical Materials, Particle & Particle Systems Characterization
Cover Picture: Small 11/2008
The cover picture shows scanning electron microscopy images of organic nanowires and platelets. High-aspect- ratio nanowires were formed via synergistic hydrogen bonding and dipole–dipole interactions of a hydrogen-bonding azobenzene flavin system. In contrast, micrometer-size platelets were formed using a highly analogous non-hydrogen-bonding molecule. Co-precipitation of the two analogous molecules provides efficient control over both nanowire length and diameter. This strategy offers an opportunity to engineer supramolecularassemblies with well-defined size, shape, and morphology for electronic and optical applications. For more information, please read the Full Paper “Controlled Self-Assembly of Organic Nanowires and Platelets using Dipolar and Hydrogen Bonding Interactions” by G. Cooke, V. M. Rotello, et al. beginning on page 2074.