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9,10-Perylenebis(dicarboximide) chromophores that function as both electron donors and acceptors

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Abstract

Five green 3,4:9,10-perylenebis(dicarboximide)dyes that both donate and accept electrons have been synthesized under mild conditions in high yields. These chromophores undergo reversible one-electron oxidation and reduction in butyronitrile at modest potentials.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7047-7050
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume40
Issue number39
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 24 1999

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Chromophores
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Keywords

  • Amination
  • Electron transfer
  • Optical properties
  • Polycyclic aromatic compounds

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  • Biochemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Drug Discovery

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3,4 : 9,10-Perylenebis(dicarboximide) chromophores that function as both electron donors and acceptors. / Zhao, Yongyu; Wasielewski, Michael R.

In: Tetrahedron Letters, Vol. 40, No. 39, 24.09.1999, p. 7047-7050.

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