Multipoint anchoring of the [2.2.2.2]metacyclophane motif to a gold surface via self-assembly: coordination chemistry of a cyclic tetraisocyanide revisited.

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A one-pot transformation of bis(2-isocyano-3-methylphenyl)ethane affords gram quantities of 8,16,24,32-tetraisocyano[2.2.2.2]metacyclophane ( 3). The solid state structure of 3 is remarkably close to the lowest energy conformation found on the potential energy landscape for 3 by DFT. In solution, the structure of metacyclophane 3 is mobile but can be locked… (More)
DOI: 10.1021/ic702401b

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@article{Toriyama2008MultipointAO, title={Multipoint anchoring of the [2.2.2.2]metacyclophane motif to a gold surface via self-assembly: coordination chemistry of a cyclic tetraisocyanide revisited.}, author={Masaharu Toriyama and Tiffany R Maher and Thomas C Holovics and Kumar Vanka and Victor W. Day and Cindy L. Berrie and Ward H Thompson and Mikhail V. Barybin}, journal={Inorganic chemistry}, year={2008}, volume={47 8}, pages={3284-91} }