A rational strategy for the realization of chain-growth supramolecular polymerization

  title={A rational strategy for the realization of chain-growth supramolecular polymerization},
  author={Jiheong Kang and Daigo Miyajima and Tadashi Mori and Yoshihisa Inoue and Yoshimitsu Itoh and Takuzo Aida},
  pages={646 - 651}
Popping open one by one into polymers We rarely board airplanes by joining the back of a single well-ordered line. More often, we jostle around in one of several bulging crowds that merge haphazardly near the gate. Roughly speaking, these processes are analogous to the chain growth and step growth mechanisms of polymer assembly at the molecular level. Kang et al. present a strategy to link molecular building blocks through hydrogen bonding in accord with the well-controlled chain growth model… 
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