SELF-ASSEMBLY

Mesoscale coordination constructs

A series of mesoscale supramolecular hexagonal grids have been constructed in solution through stepwise intra- then intermolecular coordination-driven self-assembly, and characterized with atomic resolution by scanning tunnelling microscopy and spectroscopy.

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Fig. 1: Synthetic strategy of ligand through intra- and intermolecular self-assembly of a discrete supramolecular hexagonal grid.
Fig. 2: Characterization of discrete hexagonal grids.

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Li, R., Wang, Y. Mesoscale coordination constructs. Nat. Chem. 12, 431–432 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41557-020-0461-0

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