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Molecular tectonics: hierarchical organization of matter in the crystalline phase
Jun. 18, 2014, 16:30 - 18:00
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Talk given by Prof. Mir Wais Hosseini The design and construction of periodic architectures in the crystalline phase are attracting considerable interest over the last two decades. For both design and analysis of molecular crystals, we have developed a strategy called molecular tectonics which is based on the formation of molecular networks through the design of complementary tectons or molecular construction units. The generation of molecular networks and subsequently of crystals is achieved by self-assembly processes based on repetitive molecular recognition events. This approach, combining supramolecular synthesis and self-assembly processes in the solid state, is operational and versatile and allows the design and construct a variety of complex purely organic or hybrid architectures. The approach will be presented and illustrated by a variety of tectons and networks.
This event is part of the eventgroup INT Talks
Prof. Mir Wais Hosseini

University of Strasbourg
Laboratoire de Tectonique Moléculaire
Prof. Dr. Manfred Kappes
Institute of Nanotechnology (INT)
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Mail:manfred kappesJxl5∂kit edu
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