An overview of the techniques used to examine supramolecular aggregates from a methodological point of view. Edited by a rising star in the community and an experienced author, this is a definitive survey of useful modern analytical methods for understanding supramolecular chemistry, from NMR to single-molecule spectroscopy, from electron microscopy to extraction methods. A definitive study of this field touching many interdisciplinary areas such as molecular devices, biology, bioorganic chemistry, material science, and nanotechnology.
Christoph Schalley has received his PhD under the guidance of Helmut Schwarz and did his postdoctorate with Julius Rebek at the Scripps Research Institute in California. Currently, he is assistant professor in Bonn and has already authored more than 85 publications and four books. He was awarded with the Dozentenstipendium in 2004 of the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie.