Monatshefte für Chemie / Chemical Monthly

, Volume 136, Issue 1, pp 1–19

Polymeric Ordering by H-bonds. Mimicking Nature by Smart Building Blocks

Invited Review

DOI: 10.1007/s00706-004-0236-0

Cite this article as:
Binder, W. Monatshefte für Chemie (2005) 136: 1. doi:10.1007/s00706-004-0236-0

Summary.

Functional macromolecules can self assemble into regular structures yielding biological structures. The present review assembles recent literature on the formation of supramolecular polymers via hydrogen bonding forces and functional aggregates derived therefrom.

Keywords. Supramolecular polymer; Hydrogen bond; Macromolecules; Nanostructures.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Applied Synthetic Chemistry, Vienna University of TechnologyWienAustria