The two-volume Encyclopedia of Supramolecular Chemistry offers authoritative, centralized information on a rapidly expanding interdisciplinary field. User-friendly and high-quality articles parse the latest supramolecular advancements and methods in the areas of chemistry, biochemistry, biology, environmental and materials science and engineering, physics, computer science, and applied mathematics. Designed for specialists and students alike, the set covers the fundamentals of supramolecular chemistry and sets the standard for relevant future research.
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—Jerald S. Bradshaw, Professor Emeritus, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, U.S.A.
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—Jean-Marie Lehn, Winner of the 1987 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Professor of Chemistry and Director of the Supramolecular Chemistry Laboratory, Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France
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—Antonio Bianchi, Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Florence, Italy, and International Scientific Committee (2003), International Symposium on Macrocyclic Chemistry
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—Jan F. Biernat, Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemical Technology, Gdansk University of Technology, Gdansk, Poland
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Artificial Enzymes o DNA Nanotechnology o Drug Design o Imaging and Targeting o Natural Strategies for the Molecular Engineer o pi-pi interactions: theory and scope oSelf-Assembly in Biochemistry o Vibrational Spectroscopy