Convenient synthesis and photophysical properties of tetrabenzopentakisdehydro[12]annuleno[12]annulene

Motohiro Sonoda, Yu Sakai, Takashi Yoshimura, Tobe Yoshito*, Kenji Kamada

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A convenient synthesis of tetrabenzopentakisdehydro-[12]annuleno[12] annulene 2c with substantial solubility was achieved by double cyclization of tetrabromotolan 3 with o-diethynylbenzene 4.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)972-973
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number8
StatePublished - 5 Aug 2004

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