By Alessandro Scarso, Julius Jr. Rebek (auth.), Mercedes Crego-Calama, David N. Reinhoudt (eds.)
From the reviews:
"If supramolecular chemistry is molecular sociology then supramolecular chirality is the layout of molecular sociological order into those molecular structures. the aim of the seven chapters of this publication is to supply the reader with the most recent learn insights into the uneven association of molecules in a non-covalent meeting, the place chirality is utilised as a device to manufacture supramolecular constructions with new and intersting functions and homes which can evolve into new nanofabrication technologies."
from: H. Hügel, Chem. RMIT college, Chemistry in Australia, November 2006, S. 29
"Unlike conventional chemical synthesis the place molecules are stitched jointly atom via atom via covalent bonds, supramolecular chemistry offers with noncovalent interactions that make the most of a mixture of vulnerable and reversible interacting forces to arrange and gather molecules into well-defined structures. This e-book is an outline of the subsequent point of molecular association - i.e., how chemical development blocks, either chiral and achiral, are equipped and assembled into uneven (chiral) supramolecular assemblies - and its software in numerous technology and engineering fields. not just does it supply an exceptional evaluation of the sector, directory key literature reports and a few of the newest findings, the amount is definitely geared up and written by means of specialists who element the foundations and purposes of every topic.… . total, the publication is easily written and gives a complete evaluate of the sphere of supramolecular chemistry, with emphasis on molecular chirality. it's a very helpful and informative ebook to have as a reference. I hugely suggest it for somebody who's drawn to molecular association and self-assembly, either beginner and practicioner alike." (Danith H. Ly, magazine of the yankee Chemical Society, Vol. 129 (13), 2007)