Self-assembly of a layered two-dimensional molecularly woven fabric.

@article{August2020SelfassemblyOA,
  title={Self-assembly of a layered two-dimensional molecularly woven fabric.},
  author={David P. August and Robert A. W. Dryfe and Sarah J. Haigh and Paige R C Kent and David A. Leigh and Jean-François Lemonnier and Zheling Li and Christopher A Muryn and Leoni I Palmer and Yiwei Song and George F. S. Whitehead and Robert J. Young},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2020},
  volume={588 7838},
  pages={
          429-435
        }
}
Fabrics-materials consisting of layers of woven fibres-are some of the most important materials in everyday life1. Previous nanoscale weaves2-16 include isotropic crystalline covalent organic frameworks12-14 that feature rigid helical strands interlaced in all three dimensions, rather than the two-dimensional17,18 layers of flexible woven strands that give conventional textiles their characteristic flexibility, thinness, anisotropic strength and porosity. A supramolecular two-dimensional kagome… 

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