Synthesis of 6,13-Dithienylpentacenes by Photolysis of their Endoperoxides

Author(s): Katsuhiko Ono, Takao Hiei, Mitsuhiro Tajika, Keijiro Taga, Katsuhiro Saito, Masaaki Tomura, Jun-ichi Nishida, Yoshiro Yamashita.

Journal Name: Letters in Organic Chemistry

Volume 5 , Issue 7 , 2008

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Abstract:

The exposure of solutions of 6,13-dithienylpentacenes to sunlight in air afforded their endoperoxides. The solutions and thin films of the endoperoxides were irradiated with UV light to reproduce the 6,13-dithienylpentacenes. These conversions are of interest as an ecological film-formation technology in the study of organic semiconductors.

Keywords: Deoxygenation, pentacene, photolysis, photooxidation, semiconductor, thiophene

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VOLUME: 5
ISSUE: 7
Year: 2008
Page: [522 - 526]
Pages: 5
DOI: 10.2174/157017808785982275
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