Title

Terphenyl Crowns: a New Family of Receptors Containing Ethereal Canopies that Direct Potassium Cation onto Benzenoid Platforms for Cation–π Interactions

Document Type

Article

Language

eng

Publication Date

2009

Publisher

Royal Society of Chemistry

Source Publication

Chemical Communications

Source ISSN

1359-7345

Abstract

We have synthesized three simple and versatile terphenyl crowns (TC) receptors containing ethereal canopies that direct a potassium cation for efficient cation–π interactions as established by 1H NMR spectroscopy and by isolation and X-ray crystallography of their K+ salts.

Comments

Chemical Communications, No. 37 (2009): 5600-5602. DOI.

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