Exploiting Coordination Isomerism for Controlled Self‐Assembly

  title={Exploiting Coordination Isomerism for Controlled Self‐Assembly},
  author={Nils B{\"a}umer and K. Kartha and Naveen Kumar Allampally and S. Yagai and R. Albuquerque and Gustavo Fern{\'a}ndez},
  journal={Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English)},
  pages={15626 - 15630}
Abstract We exploited the inherent geometrical isomerism of a PtII complex as a new tool to control supramolecular assembly processes. UV irradiation and careful selection of solvent, temperature, and concentration leads to tunable coordination isomerism, which in turn allows fully reversible switching between two distinct aggregate species (1D fibers↔2D lamellae) with different photoresponsive behavior. Our findings not only broaden the scope of coordination isomerism, but also open up… Expand
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