Each chapter contains experimental procedures allowing fast access to this type of synthetic chemistry.
Resorcinarene and calixarene synthesis
Supramolecular macrocycle synthesis by H–bonding assembly
Supramolecular macrocycle synthesis by metal ion assembly
Rotaxane and catenane synthesis
Macrocyles via the Dynamic Covalent Bond
Macrocyclic drugs (including macrocyclic Macrocycles by ring–closure metathesis
Macrocycles by acetylenic scaffolding
Peter J. Stang is a professor at the University of Utah. Beside many other prices he has received the 2003 American Chemical Society George A. Olah Award in Hydrocarbon Chemistry, the Robert W. Parry Teaching Award in Chemistry in 2000, and the American Chemical Soc. James Flack Norris Award in Physical–Organic Chemistry in 1998. Professor Stang is the author or co–author of 370 scientific publications, including six monographs and 24 reviews. He has been editor for JACS since 2002 and is member of the National Academy of Sciences and the board of directors of the AAAS.
Rik R. Tykwinski received his BSc from the University of Minnesota–Duluth and his PhD from the University of Utah. After postdoctoral studies at the ETH, Zurich, he joined the faculty of the University of Alberta in 1997 where he is now an Associate Professor of Chemistry. Professor Tykwinski has published over 75 research papers.