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Self-Organization of Supramolecular Complex Composed of Rigid Dendritic Porphyrin and Fullerene

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posted on 2002-04-17, 00:00 authored by Mutsumi Kimura, Yoshikazu Saito, Kazuchika Ohta, Kenji Hanabusa, Hirofusa Shirai, Nagao Kobayashi
A second-generation 1,3,5-phenylene-based dendritic porphyrin decorated with flexible alkyl chains exhibited a liquid crystallinity, and the inclusion of fullerene within the nanospace of the dendritic porphyrin strongly affected the mesophase structure in the thermotropic liquid-crystalline phase.