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Nano-thin 2D Soft Materials – Design Principles and Prospects

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Established less than a decade ago, the fascinating field of two-dimensional (2D) soft materials is advancing continuously towards widespread recognition. After demonstrating the feasibility of obtaining nano-thin supramolecular sheets and morphologically related tubular objects, considerable efforts are being undertaken to explore the functional potential of soft nanosheets. Self-assembly is a major tool for the controlled formation of nanometre-sized 2D objects. In this account, we share our current understanding of the structural requirements to direct the self-assembly of water-soluble, negatively charged oligomers in 2D. The discussion covers some promising areas of utilization such as the reporting of weak mechanical perturbations, the assembly of light-harvesting antennae, the transfer of excitation energy and the polymerization of pre-organized assemblies. The systems presented in this work illustrate the potential of 2D supramolecular materials as complementary systems to their covalent counterparts.
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Keywords: 2D POLYMER; NANOSHEET; NANOTUBE; SELF-ASSEMBLY; SUPRAMOLECULAR POLYMER

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: 1: Laboratoire de Biochimie (LBC), ESPCI Paris, PSL Research University, CNRS UMR8231 Chimie Biologie Innovation, 10 rue Vauquelin, 75005 Paris, France; 2: Laboratory of Packaging Engineering, School of Printing and Packaging, Wuhan University, People's Republic of China, 430000; 3: Depart- ment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Bern, Freiestrasse 3, CH-3012, Switzerland;, Email: [email protected]

Publication date: July 1, 2019

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