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Chimie supramoléculaire - Récepteurs moléculaires synthétiques

academic year
The health crisis linked to the spread of Covid 19 and the social distancing measures taken by the Government, constitute grounds of force majeure constraining the University to adapt the assessment methods for some of the course units; Information on the terms for the second session will be provided to students through the usual information channels by July 10, 2020.

Course teacher(s)

Ivan JABIN (Coordinator) and Michel LUHMER

ECTS credits


Language(s) of instruction


Course content

Advanced desctiption of the intermolecular interactions. Introduction to the characterization of supramolecular assemblies. Introduction to supramolecular and macrocyclic chemistry. Advanced desctiption of the syntheses and applications of the different classes of synthetic receptors.

Objectives (and/or specific learning outcomes)

To present and discuss the fundamental principles of molecular recognition, supramolecular chemistry and the characterization of supramolecular assemblies. To present the different classes of synthetic receptors and their applications.

Teaching methods and learning activities

Powerpoint presentations.

References, bibliography, and recommended reading

Israelachvili J.; Intermolecular and Surface Forces, Academic Press 2nd ed. 1992(ISBN 0123751810) ; il existe une nouvelle édition (2007, ISBN 0123751829).

Hinchliffe A., Munn R.W.; Molecular Electromagnetism, John Wiley & Sons 1985 (ISBN 0471907219).

Atwood J.L., Steed J.W.(Editors); Encyclopedia of Supramolecular Chemistry, 2004.

Steed J.W., Atwood J.L.; Supramolecular Chemistry, Wiley & Sons Limited 2nd Ed. 2009 (ISBN 0470512334).

Other information


Prof. Michel Luhmer michel.luhmer@ulb.ac.be 02 650 66 37

Prof. Ivan Jabin ijabin@ulb.ac.be 02 650 35 37


Method(s) of evaluation

  • Other

Oral examination + reports for the practical work

Mark calculation method (including weighting of intermediary marks)

Oral examination (80 %) + practical work (20 %)

Language(s) of evaluation

  • french