Unusual chromatic properties observed from polymerized dipeptide diacetylenes

Qun Huo, Shaopeng Wang, Aurélien Pisseloup, Deepali Verma, Roger M. Leblanc

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The chromatic properties of a few dipeptide polydiacetylenes were found to change dramatically with very slight structural variations of dipeptides, leading to the proposal of a non-coplanar packing model to explain the chromatic behavior of polydiacetylenes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1601-1602
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number16
StatePublished - Aug 21 1999
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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


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