From supramolecular block copolymers to advanced nano-objects

J.M.W. Gohy, B.G.G. Lohmeijer, U.S. Schubert

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Abstract

The formation of asymmetric bis-complexes, based on terpyridine ligands and ruthenium ions, is described as a powerful tool for the self-assembly of polymer blocks end-functionalized with terpyridine units. This is illustrated in this contribution for the synthesis of amphiphilic metallo-supramolecular block copolymers, which are further used to produce aqueous micelles. Finally, the reversibility of the supramolecular bond opens new avenues for the preparation and manipulation of these nano-objects. [on SciFinder (R)]
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3472-3479
JournalChemistry : A European Journal
Volume9
Issue number15
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2003

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