Stepped strips from self-organization of oligo(p-phenylene) rods with lateral dendritic chains

Dong Je Hong, Eunji Lee, Jeong Kyu Lee, Wang Cheol Zin, Minwoo Han, Eunji Sim, Myongsoo Lee

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We have demonstrated that the rod segments with lateral dendritic chains self-assemble into unique stepped strips in which the rods are aligned parallel to the strip long axis. This unique organization of the rod segments arises from a balance between the energetic gain of a parallel arrangement of the rods and the resulting entropic penalty associated with stretching of the lateral flexible chains.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)14448-14449
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Issue number44
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Nov 5


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Biochemistry
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry

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