Photoinduced reversible phase transition of azobenzene-containing polydiacetylene crystals.

Chemical communications (Cambridge, England)

PubMedID: 27858005

Baek W, Heo JM, Oh S, Lee SH, Kim J, Joung JF, Park S, Chung H, Kim JM. Photoinduced reversible phase transition of azobenzene-containing polydiacetylene crystals. Chem Commun (Camb). 2016;52(97):14059-14062.
An azobenzene-containing supramolecular polydiacetylene (PDA) crystal undergoes a photoinduced reversible blue-to-red phase transition accompanied by crystal tearing.