Enantiomer-specific oriented attachment: Formation of macroscopic homochiral crystal aggregates from a racemic system

Cristóbal Viedma, J. Michael McBride, Bart Kahr, Pedro Cintas

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Abstract

Let's get together: Racemic samples of d- and l-enantiomorphous NaBrO 3 (or NaClO3) crystals aggregate with nearly complete enantioselection. Centimeter-sized enantiopure megacrystals are often produced, and these can be sorted easily.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)10545-10548
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Volume52
Issue number40
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 27 2013

Keywords

  • alignment mechanism
  • chirality
  • crystal growth
  • enantioselection
  • oriented attachment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)

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