Conformational preference of a porphyrin rotor in confined environments

Laramie P. Jameson, Milan Balaz, Sergei V. Dzyuba, Noriho Kamiya

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The amount of twisted conformation of a porphyrin rotor, when confined within ionic liquid reverse micelles, increased as compared to the neat solvents within a set of 1-alkyl-3-methylimidazolium ionic liquids. A similar trend was noted within DMSO-containing reverse micelles, indicating that the confinement might be a major contributor in the control of the rotor's conformation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)705-708
Number of pages4
JournalRSC Advances
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Chemistry
  • General Chemical Engineering


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