Novel rigid-rod 2,6-diphenylbenzo[1,2-d:4,5-d′]bisthiazole (DPBBT) derivatives for second-order nonlinear optical chromophores

Seung Hwan Lee, Akira Otomo, Tatsuo Nakahama, Toshiki Yamada, Toshiya Kamikado, Shiyoshi Yokoyama, Shinro Mashiko

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Planar rigid-rod push-pull 2,6-diphenylbenzo[1,2-d:4,5d′]bisthiazole (DPBBT) derivatives have been synthesized; they show highly efficient second-order nonlinear optical nonlinearities, exhibit optical transparency down to 532 nm and are thermally stable.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2187-2188
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Materials Chemistry
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2002
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Chemistry

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