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Supramolecular fibres

Self-sorting shows its true colours

Nature Chemistry volume 8, pages 737738 (2016) | Download Citation

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Self-sorting events in supramolecular assembly lead to complex systems that are attractive for the design of functional materials, but have remained difficult to understand and control. Now, the growth of self-sorted supramolecular nanofibres has been elucidated by direct imaging through real-time in situ confocal microscopy.

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  1. Emily R. Draper and Dave J. Adams are in the Department of Chemistry, University of Liverpool, Crown Street, Liverpool, L69 7ZD, UK

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