Guest Transport in a Nonporous Organic Solid via Dynamic van der Waals Cooperativity

@article{Atwood2002GuestTI,
  title={Guest Transport in a Nonporous Organic Solid via Dynamic van der Waals Cooperativity},
  author={J. Atwood and L. Barbour and A. Jerga and B. L. Schottel},
  journal={Science},
  year={2002},
  volume={298},
  pages={1000 - 1002}
}
  • J. Atwood, L. Barbour, +1 author B. L. Schottel
  • Published 2002
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Science
  • A well-known organic host compound undergoes single-crystal–to–single-crystal phase transitions upon guest uptake and release. Despite a lack of porosity of the material, guest transport through the solid occurs readily until a thermodynamically stable structure is achieved. In order to actively facilitate this dynamic process, the host molecules undergo significant positional and/or orientational rearrangement. This transformation of the host lattice is triggered by weak van der Waals… CONTINUE READING
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