A rigid donor-acceptor daisy chain dimer

Dennis Cao, Cheng Wang, Marc A. Giesener, Zhichang Liu, J. Fraser Stoddart*

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A functionalised cyclobis(paraquat-p-phenylene) attached by a rigid linker to a tetrathiafulvalene unit, which is incapable of self-complexation, forms preferentially a [c2]daisy chain which undergoes rapid disassociation and reassociation on the 1H NMR time-scale above room temperature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)6791-6793
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number54
StatePublished - Jun 12 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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


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