Alkynylated aceno[2,1,3]thiadiazoles

Anthony Lucas Appleton, Shaobin Miao, Scott M. Brombosz, Nancy J. Berger, Stephen Barlow, Seth R. Marder, Brian M. Lawrence, Kenneth I. Hardcastle, Uwe H.F. Bunz

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Enlarged acenothiadiazoles, which are easily prepared, display attractive optical and electrochemical properties. The annulation of thiadiazole to anthracene gives a stable material with optical properties similar to those of substituted pentacenes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5222-5225
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number22
StatePublished - Dec 3 2009
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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    Appleton, A. L., Miao, S., Brombosz, S. M., Berger, N. J., Barlow, S., Marder, S. R., Lawrence, B. M., Hardcastle, K. I., & Bunz, U. H. F. (2009). Alkynylated aceno[2,1,3]thiadiazoles. Organic Letters, 11(22), 5222-5225.