Tetraiodoethynyl resorcinarene cavitands as multivalent halogen bond donors

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  • Lotta Turunen
  • Ngong Kodiah Beyeh
  • Fangfang Pan
  • Arto Valkonen
  • Kari Rissanen

Research units

  • University of Jyväskylä
  • Tampere University of Technology


The syntheses and halogen bonded (XB) complexes of tetrahalogenated ethynyl cavitands are presented. These cavitands act as quite rigid 3D multivalent halogen bond donors and show strong XB with oxygen, nitrogen and bromide XB acceptors.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)15920-15923
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number100
Publication statusPublished - 31 Oct 2014
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

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