Homo-coupling polycondensation of bis(alkynylsilane)s mediated by copper(I) chloride: A new synthesis of poly(arylenebutadiynylene)s

Yasushi Nishihara, Tsuyoshi Kato, Jun ichi Ando, Atsunori Mori, Tamejiro Hiyama

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Abstract

Homo-coupling polycondensation of aromatic compounds bearing two (trimethylsilyl)ethynyl groups mediated by copper(I) chloride in DMF gives conjugated poly(arylenebutadiynylene)s in up to 94% yield with molecular weight of 4000-8900 (Mw/Mn = 1.78-2.09).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)950-951
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2001
Externally publishedYes

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  • Chemistry(all)

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