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Publication details for Prof. J.A. Gareth Williams

Isla, Helena, Srebro-Hooper, Monika, Jean, Marion, Vanthuyne, Nicolas, Roisnel, Thierry, Lunkley, Jamie L., Muller, Gilles, Williams, J. A. Gareth, Autschbach, Jochen & Crassous, Jeanne (2016). Conformational changes and chiroptical switching of enantiopure bis-helicenic terpyridine upon Zn2+binding. Chemical Communications 52(35): 5932-5935.

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Abstract

The molecular conformation of a bis-helicenic terpyridine system is strongly modified upon binding to Zn(II) ion, a process that is accompanied by large changes in the optical and chiroptical properties. This system affords a new type of helicene-based chiroptical switching.