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    Artificial light-harvesting systems fabricated by supramolecular host–guest interactions


    Xiao, Tangxin and Zhong, Weiwei and Zhou, Ling and Xu, Lixiang and Sun, Xiao-Qiang and Elmes, Robert B.P. and Hu, Xiao-Yu and Wang, Leyong (2019) Artificial light-harvesting systems fabricated by supramolecular host–guest interactions. Chinese Chemical Letters, 30 (1). pp. 31-36. ISSN 1001-8417

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    Abstract

    Artificial light-harvesting systems (LHSs) have drawn increasing research interest in recent times due to the energy crisis worldwide. Concurrently, macrocycle-based host–guest interactions have played an important role in the development of supramolecular chemistry. In recent years, studies towards artificial LHSs driven by macrocycle-based host–guest interactions are gradually being disclosed. In this mini-review, we briefly introduce the burgeoning progress of artificial LHSs driven by host–guest interactions. We believe that an increasing number of reports of artificial LHSs driven by host–guest interactions will appear in the near future and will provide a viable alternative for the future production of renewable energy.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Light-harvesting systems; Macrocycle; Host–guest interactions; Supramolecular chemistry; Self-assembly;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Chemistry
    Item ID: 13198
    Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cclet.2018.05.034
    Depositing User: Robert Elmes
    Date Deposited: 28 Aug 2020 13:46
    Journal or Publication Title: Chinese Chemical Letters
    Publisher: Elsevier
    Refereed: Yes
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