Self-disposing supramolecular materials with a tunable lifetime

Materials that assemble themselves and then simply disappear at the end of their lifetime are quite common in nature. Researchers at the Technical University Munich (TUM) have now successfully developed supramolecular materials that disintegrate at a predetermined time – a feature that could be used in numerous applications. (Mehr in: Pressemitteilungen – idw – Informationsdienst Wissenschaft)