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Mini-Reviews in Organic Chemistry


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Review Article

Synthesis and Modifications of Electron-withdrawing Groups Based on Multi-cyano Heterocyclics

Author(s): Guowei Deng, Qihui Wang, Min Yang, Bingke Li, Tao Han, Bo Chang, Xianghui Li, Xiaoling Zhang* and Zhonghui Li*

Volume 16, Issue 3, 2019

Page: [208 - 215] Pages: 8

DOI: 10.2174/1570193X15666180412151523

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Electron deficient compounds are extensively studied in the field of molecular materials. Compared to the simplest electron acceptors, multi-cyano heterocyclics performed excellent properties in electron-withdrawing ability, thermal stability, etc. This review provides a survey of the synthesis and modifications of two kinds of multi-cyano heterocyclics and their applications.

Keywords: Electron-withdrawing, heterocyclic, multi-cyano, chromophore, modification, tricyanofuran, tricyanopyrroline.

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