A highly conjugated polymerizable fluorene-based 1,3-Dithietane

Kavithaa Loganathan, Peter G. Pickup

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Abstract

Reaction of 2,7-(2-thienyl)fluoren-9-one with Lawesson's reagent produces a low HOMO-LUMO gap 1,5-dithietane that can be electrochemically polymerised to yield a low band gap poly(fluorene-co-dithiophene) copolymer.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)604-606
Number of pages3
JournalLetters in Organic Chemistry
Volume3
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2006
Externally publishedYes

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2,4-bis(4-methoxyphenyl)-1,3,2,4-dithiadiphosphetane-2,4-disulfide
Energy gap
Copolymers
9-fluorenone
fluorene

Keywords

  • Band gap
  • Conducting polymer
  • Copolymer
  • Dithietane
  • Fluorenone
  • Thiophene

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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A highly conjugated polymerizable fluorene-based 1,3-Dithietane. / Loganathan, Kavithaa; Pickup, Peter G.

In: Letters in Organic Chemistry, Vol. 3, No. 8, 08.2006, p. 604-606.

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