Coordinative directed assembly has been used by a number of research groups to obtain molecular squares featuring porphyrin components. The syntheses and functional behavior of these compounds are reviewed.
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We gratefully acknowledge the U.S. Department of Energy, Basic Energy Sciences Offices, for support of our own work on photophysics and energy conversion (Grant No. DE-FG87ER13808) and on membranes and molecular sieving (Grant No. DE-FG02-01ER15244), and the Northwestern Institute for Environmental Catalysis for support of our work on catalysis. We also gratefully acknowledge the contributions of many co-workers whose names are cited in the descriptions of the portions of the reviewed work that were done in our laboratory.
- Molecular square
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
- Inorganic Chemistry
- Materials Chemistry