Synthesis and structures of novel luminescent bent acenedithiophenes

Agostino Pietrangelo, Mark J. MacLachlan, Michael O. Wolf, Brian O. Patrick

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1,4-Dithienyl-2,5-divinylbenzenes are readily available compounds that undergo oxidative photocyclization to afford bent anthradithiophenes (BADTs). The new parent and didodecyl-functionalized derivatives have been structurally characterized, and their absorption and emission spectra are reported.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3571-3573
Number of pages3
JournalOrganic letters
Issue number18
StatePublished - Aug 30 2007
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry


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