The Design and Synthesis of Chiral and Achiral Inclusion Compounds

Swanson, Stephen (1979) The Design and Synthesis of Chiral and Achiral Inclusion Compounds. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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An overview of inclusion phenomena, both in the solid state and in solution, is given. Following this orientating survey, a study of the systematic modification of some selected hexahosts is described. The versatile hexahost hexakis(benzyl-thiomethyl)benzene was chosen for detailed study. Substitution of each of the six outer aromatic rings was found to give a series of hosts with wide-ranging inclusion behaviour and differing guest selectivities. General inclusion properties have also been established for hexakis(2-phenylethylthiomethyl)-benzene, the first hexahost possessing a four atom inter-ring chain. An X-ray analysis of the 1,4-dioxan adduct of hexakis-(benzylthiomethyl)benzene has revealed a true clathrate structure for this material.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Keywords: Organic chemistry
Date of Award: 1979
Depositing User: Enlighten Team
Unique ID: glathesis:1979-77229
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 14 Jan 2020 09:15
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2020 09:15

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