Synthesis and characterization of π-extended bowl-shaped π-conjugated molecules

Toru Amaya, Koichi Mori, Hsyueh Liang Wu, Satoshi Ishida, Jun Ichi Nakamura, Kazuhiko Murata, Toshikazu Hirao*

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A series of π-extended bowl-shaped π-conjugated compounds were synthesized from sumanene and characterized, and among them the terthiophene derivative showed a remarkable red-shifted absorption and small band gap, which was rationalized by molecular orbital calculation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1902-1904
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number19
Publication statusPublished - 2007
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • General Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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