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Title: Tetracationic cyclophanes and their use in the sequestration of polyaromatic hydrocarbons by way of complexation

Abstract

Novel tetracationic cyclophanes incorporating .pi.-electron poor organic compounds into their ring structures, as well as methods of making the cyclophanes, are provided. The cyclophanes are able to form electron donor-acceptor complexes with a variety of polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) ranging in size, shape, and electron density. Also provided are methods of using the cyclophanes in the sequestration of PAHs in liquid or gaseous samples, the separation of PAHs from liquid or gaseous samples, the detection of PAHs in liquid samples, and the exfoliation of graphene via pseudopolyrotaxane formation.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Northwestern Univ., Evanston, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1243344
Patent Number(s):
9290495
Application Number:
14/136,870
Assignee:
Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C01 - INORGANIC CHEMISTRY C01B - NON-METALLIC ELEMENTS
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B01 - PHYSICAL OR CHEMICAL PROCESSES OR APPARATUS IN GENERAL B01D - SEPARATION
DOE Contract Number:  
SC0000989
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Dec 20
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

Citation Formats

Stoddart, J. Fraser, Barnes, Jonathan C., and Juri, Michal. Tetracationic cyclophanes and their use in the sequestration of polyaromatic hydrocarbons by way of complexation. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Stoddart, J. Fraser, Barnes, Jonathan C., & Juri, Michal. Tetracationic cyclophanes and their use in the sequestration of polyaromatic hydrocarbons by way of complexation. United States.
Stoddart, J. Fraser, Barnes, Jonathan C., and Juri, Michal. Tue . "Tetracationic cyclophanes and their use in the sequestration of polyaromatic hydrocarbons by way of complexation". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1243344.
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author = {Stoddart, J. Fraser and Barnes, Jonathan C. and Juri, Michal},
abstractNote = {Novel tetracationic cyclophanes incorporating .pi.-electron poor organic compounds into their ring structures, as well as methods of making the cyclophanes, are provided. The cyclophanes are able to form electron donor-acceptor complexes with a variety of polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) ranging in size, shape, and electron density. Also provided are methods of using the cyclophanes in the sequestration of PAHs in liquid or gaseous samples, the separation of PAHs from liquid or gaseous samples, the detection of PAHs in liquid samples, and the exfoliation of graphene via pseudopolyrotaxane formation.},
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year = {2016},
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