First stable 7,7,8,8-tetraaryl-o-quinodimethane: Isolation, X-ray structure, electrochromic response of 9,10-bis(dianisylmethylene)-9,10- dihydrophenanthrene

Shinichi Iwashita, Eisuke Ohta, Hiroki Higuchi, Hidetoshi Kawai, Kenshu Fujiwara, Kazunori Ono, Masami Takenaka, Takanori Suzuki

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Abstract

Oxidative cyclization of 2,2′-bis(dianisylethenyl)biphenyl yielded the dicationic salt of phenanthrene-9,10-diylbis(dianisylmethylium), which in turn afforded the severely congested title molecule as the first stable tetraaryl-o-quinodimethane derivative upon reduction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2076-2077
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number18
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 21 2004

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

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

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