A self-assembled nanotube supported by halogen bonding interactions

Stuart R. Kennedy, Mawgan U. Main, Colin R. Pulham, Irene Ling, Scott J. Dalgarno

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Di-propoxycalix[4]arene is known to self assemble into a nanotube in the solid state. The introduction of two bromine atoms at distal positions across the upper-rim of the calixarene framework modulates nanotube packing, a feature supported by complementary halogen bonding interactions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)786-790
Number of pages5
Issue number5
Early online date3 Jan 2019
Publication statusPublished - 7 Feb 2019

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Chemistry
  • General Materials Science
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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