Supramolecular Chemistry / Edition 1

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Overview

Starting from the basics, this new book provides a thorough introduction to supramolecular chemistry, covering the theory behind the subject and how the theory is applied. It also includes coverage of the more important techniques needed by supramolecular chemists, such as X-ray crystallography, NMR spectroscopy, potentiometric titration, electrochemistry, fluoroimetry, TGA and DSC. These techniques are carefully introduced where appropriate, and always from the supramolecular chemists perspective. The book includes numerous examples and problems and has web pointers where appropriate, and its own website, to include updated information and additional material.

FEATURES



  • Coverage of important techniques at relevant places in the text

  • Many examples and problems together with the URLs of interesting and relevant sites

  • A web site with additional information, and the latest developments

CONTENTS: Historical Development of Supramolecular Chemistry; Concepts; The Supramolecular Chemistry of Life; Cation Binding Hosts; Anion Binding Hosts; Binding of Neural Molecules; Self Assembly; Liquid Crystals and Liquid Clathrates; Theoretical Treatments and Databases; Applications; Glossary; Answers; Index.

WEBSITE: http://www.ch.kcl.ac.uk/supramol/textbook.htm

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Editorial Reviews

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A text on origins and scope of supramolecular chemistry, covering theory, how theory is applied, and techniques used by supramolecular chemists. Explains key systems of the field and its jargon, nomenclature, and concepts, with chapters on the supramolecular chemistry of life, cation-binding hosts, binding of anions, binding of neutral molecules, crystal engineering, templates and self-assembly, molecular devices, biological mimics, and liquid interfaces, crystals, and clathrates. For students new to the field and for experienced researchers wanting to explore the origins and wider context of their work. Steed is affiliated with King's College, UK; Atwood with the University of Missouri-Columbia. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471987918
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/28/2000
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 772
  • Product dimensions: 9.25 (w) x 7.50 (h) x 1.52 (d)

Meet the Author

Jonathan W. Steed was born in London, UK in 1969. He obtained his B.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees at University College London, working with Derek Tocher on coordination and organometallic chemistry directed towards inorganic drugs and new metal-mediated synthesis methodologies. He graduated in 1993, winning the Ramsay Medal for his Ph.D. work. Between 1993 and 1995 he was a NATO postdoctoral fellow at the University of Alabama and University of Missouri, working with Jerry Atwood. In 1995 he was appointed as a Lecturer at Kings College London and in 1998 he was awarded the Royal Society of Chemistry Meldola Medal. In 2004 he joined Durham University where he is currently Professor of Inorganic Chemistry. As well as Supramolecular Chemistry (2000) Professor Steed is co-author of the textbook Core Concepts in Supramolecular Chemistry and Nanochemistry (2007) and more than 200 research papers. He has published a large number of reviews, book chapters and popular articles as well as two major edited works, the Encyclopaedia of Supramolecular Chemistry (2004) and Organic Nanostructures (2008). He has been an Associate Editor of New Journal of Chemistry since 2001 and is the recipient of the Vice Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Postgraduate Teaching (2006). His interests are in supramolecular sensing and molecular materials chemistry.

Jerry L. Atwood was born in Springfield MO, USA in 1942. He attended Southwest Missouri State University, where he obtained his B.S. degree in 1964. He carried out graduate research with Galen Stuckey at the University of Illinois, where he obtained his Ph.D. in 1968. He was immediately appointed asan Assistant Professor at the University of Alabama, where he rose through Associate Professor (1972) to full Professor in 1978. In 1994 he was appointed Professor and Chair at the University of Missouri – Columbia. Professor Atwood is the author of more than 600 scientific publications. His research interests revolve around a number of themes in supramolecular chemistry including gas storage and separation and the control of confi ned space. He has also worked on the self-assembly of noncovalent capsules, liquid clathrate chemistry, anion binding and fundamental solid state interactions, and is a world-renown crystallographer. He co-founded the journals Supramolecular Chemistry (1992) and Journal of Inclusion Phenomena (1983). He has edited an enormous range of seminal works in supramolecular chemistry including the fi ve-volume series Inclusion Compounds (1984 and 1991) and the 11-volume Comprehensive Supramolecular Chemistry (1996). In 2000 he was awarded the Izatt-Christensen Prize in Supramolecular Chemistry.

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Table of Contents

1 Concepts 1

2 The Supramolecular Chemistry of Life 49

3 Cation-Binding Hosts 105

4 Anion Binding 223

5 Ion Pair Receptors 285

6 Molecular Guests in Solution 307

7 Solid-State Inclusion Compounds 385

8 Crystal Engineering 441

9 Network Solids 537

10 Self-Assembly 591

11 Molecular Devices 707

12 Biological Mimics and Supramolecular Catalysis 777

13 Interfaces and Liquid Assemblies 829

14 Supramolecular Polymers, Gels and Fibres 861

15 Nanochemistry 899

Index 941

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