PerspectiveChemistry

Self-Assembly in Action

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Science  07 Jul 2006:
Vol. 313, Issue 5783, pp. 55-56
DOI: 10.1126/science.1129512

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Summary

Growth of supramolecular structures is in some respects analogous to a phase transition and thus can be described by familiar thermodynamic models.