Hollow porphyrin prisms: Modular formation of permanent, torsionally rigid nanostructures via templated olefin metathesis

Kyoung Tae Youm, Son Binh T. Nguyen, Joseph T. Hupp

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Hollow, hexa-porphyrin prisms of two sizes were template-assembled and covalently locked, via cross-olefin metathesis, into permanent, torsionally rigid structures whose active sites (metal sites) can be both accessed and altered in a facile manner.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3375-3377
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number29
Publication statusPublished - 2008


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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