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|ISBN:||3527293124 9783527293124 3527293116 9783527293117|
|Description:||x, 271 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm|
|Contents:||Part 1 From molecular to supramolecular chemistry: concepts and language of supramolecular chemistry. Part 2 Molecular recognition: recognition, information, complementarity; molecular receptors - design principles; spherical recognition - cryptates of metal cations; tetrahedral recognition by macrotricyclic cryptands; recognition of ammonium ions and related substrates; binding and recognition of neutral moelcules. Part 3 Anion co-ordination chemistry and the recognition of anionic substrates. Part 4 Coreceptor molecules and multiple recognition: dinuclear and polynuclear metal ion cryptates; linear recognition of molecular length by ditopic coreceptors; heterotopic coreceptors - cyclophane receptors, amphiphilic receptors, large molecular cage; multiple recognition in metalloreceptors; supramolecular dynamics. Part 5 Supramolecular reactivity and catalysis: catalysis by reactive macrocyclic cation receptor molecules; catalysis by reactive anion receptor molecules; catalysis with cyclophane type receptors; supramolecular metallo-catalysis; cocatalysis - catalysis of synthetic reactions; biomolecular and abiotic catalysis. Part 6 Transport processes and carrier design: carrier-mediated transport; cation-transport processes - cation carriers; anion transport processes - anion carriers; coupled transport processes; electron-coupled transpoort in a redox gradient; proton-coupled transport in a pH gradient; light-coupled transport processes; transfer via transmembrane channels. Part 7 From supermolecules to polymolecular assemblies: heterogeneous molecular recognition - supramolecular solid materials; from endoreceptors to exoreceptors - molecular recognition at surfaces; molecular and supramolecular morphogenesis; supramolecular heterogeneous catalysis. Part 8 Molecular and supramolecular devices: molecular recognition, information and signals - semiochemistry; supramolecular photochemistry - molecular and supramolecular photonic devices; light conversion and energy transfer devices; photosensitive molecular receptors; photoinduced electron transfer in photoactive devices; photoinduced reactions in supramolecular species; non-linear optical properties of supramolecular species; supramolecular effects in photochemical hole burning; molecular and supramolecular electronic devices; supramolecular electrochemistry; electron conducting devices - molecular wires; polarized molecular wires - rectifying devices; modified and switchable molecular wires; molecular magnetic devices; molecular and supramolecular ionic devices; tubular mesophases. (Part contents).|