Facile synthetic procedure for and electrochemical properties of hexa(2-thienyl)benzenes directed toward electroactive materials

Kenta Yoshida, Ichiro Morimoto, Koichi Mitsudo, Hideo Tanaka

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Abstract

In the presence of RhCl3·3H2O and i-Pr2NEt, the cyclotrimerization of di(2-thienyl)acetylenes proceeded smoothly to afford hexa(2-thienyl)benzenes. CV analysis of the hexa(2-thienyl)benzenes showed that they may be useful as electroactive materials.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2363-2365
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume49
Issue number15
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 7 2008

Keywords

  • Cyclotrimerization
  • Electroactive material
  • Hexa(2-thienyl)benzene
  • Rh/amine catalyst

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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