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Ashutosh Jogalekar

Supramolecular chemistry: Moving away from synthesis and toward design

The key goal of chemical science in the nineteenth and twentieth century was to understand how atoms come together to form molecules through chemical bonds. The focus was thus on understanding the covalent interactions that link atoms together, interactions that are made possible by the sharing of electrons. The theory of chemical bonding achieved its […]

Beatrice Lugger

Jean-Marie Pierre Lehn – Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting 2011

From Supramolecular Chemistry Towards Adaptive Chemistry

Akshat Rathi

Interview with Jean-Marie Lehn: Chemistry is trying to answer the biggest questions

After the lecture session on Thursday, I had a 15 minute slot to ‘interview’ Jean-Marie Lehn. who shared the 1987 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Donald Cram and Charles Pederson for their development and use of molecules with structure-specific interactions of high selectivity. Prof. Lehn is more commonly known as the father of supramolecular chemistry. […]