Crystal engineering principles applied to solution photochemistry: Controlling the photodimerization of stilbazolium salts within γ-cyclodextrin and cucurbit[8]uril in water

Raja Kaliappan, Murthy V.S.N. Maddipatla, Lakshmi S. Kaanumalle, V. Ramamurthy

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Borrowing concepts from crystal engineering techniques we have been able to steer the photodimerization of stilbazolium salts included in γ-cyclodextrin towards a desired dimer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)737-740
Number of pages4
JournalPhotochemical and Photobiological Sciences
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 12 2007


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  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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