Self-assembly and regioselective photodimerization of anthracene having a dendritic substituent

Yutaka Takaguchi, Tomoyuki Tajima, Yasushi Yanagimoto, Sadao Tsuboi, Kazuchika Ohta, Jiro Motoyoshiya, Hiromu Aoyama

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Abstract

(Matrix presented) Thermotropic liquid crystallinity can be induced for an anthracene having a dendritic substituent. The photodimerization reaction of an anthracene moiety in the smectic phase proceeded quantitatively and regioselectively.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1677-1679
Number of pages3
JournalOrganic Letters
Volume5
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 15 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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