A novel quadruply-fused porphyrin has been synthesized with a facilely prepared precursor in a high yield. A detailed comparison of the physical properties of a series of fused porphyrins revealed remarkable effects of the ring fusion on lowering LUMO levels rather than HOMO levels.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
- Ceramics and Composites
- Surfaces, Coatings and Films
- Metals and Alloys
- Materials Chemistry