Abstract

When a cyanine dye is encapsulated inside the cavity of α-cyclodextrin, by rotaxane formation, its one-electron oxidation and reduction become reversible, due to a thousand-fold increase in the kinetic chemical stability of the oxidised and reduced forms of the chromophore.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1046-1047
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 7 Jun 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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