Supramolecular one-dimensional objects

Jeffrey D. Hartgerink, Eugene R. Zubarev, Samuel I. Stupp

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Preparing polymer-like materials through supramolecular chemistry is an area of growing interest, yet full understanding of how non-covalent forces may be used to prepare such materials is lacking and as a result the success of these strategies is often serendipitous. Recent examples of discrete one-dimensional supramolecular fibers employing the most important types of non-covalent interactions (metal coordination, hydrogen bonding, π-π stacking, hydrophobic effect) illustrate our current ability to prepare these types of materials and point the way for future designs.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)355-361
Number of pages7
JournalCurrent Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)

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