Intramolecular hydrogen bond assisted planarization and self-assembly of simple disc-shaped molecules in mesophases

Wenmiao Shu, Suresh Valiyaveettil

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Two novel disc-shaped compounds (1, 2) with strong intramolecular hydrogen bonds were prepared and characterized; compound 2 showed a thermotropic mesophase as characterised by polarized optical microscopy, DSC and X-ray diffraction studies.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1350-1351
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - 27 May 2002
Externally publishedYes


  • intramolecular hydrogen bonds

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