Preparation and electrochemical and optical properties of tetrakis(dithiaselenolo)phthalocyanine

Takeshi Kimura, Toshiharu Namauo, Akio Yamakawa, Yutaka Takaguchi

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Four o-xylylene groups of phthalocyanine (2) were removed by Birch reduction and the generated octathiolate anions were then reacted with Se to give tetrakis(dithiaselenolo)phthalocyanine (3). The dication generated from 3 in CHCl3/TFA was determined with UV-vis and NMR spectroscopy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1081-1086
Number of pages6
Issue numberC
Publication statusPublished - Jul 30 2009


  • Dithiaselenole Ring
  • NMR Spectra
  • Phthalocyanine
  • Protonation
  • UV-Vis Spectra

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Pharmacology
  • Organic Chemistry

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