Chapter 11. Defined-length Carbon-rich Conjugated Oligomers

  1. Prof. Michael M. Haley2 and
  2. Prof. Rik R. Tykwinski3
  1. Herbert Meier

Published Online: 13 JUN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527607994.ch11

Carbon-Rich Compounds: From Molecules to Materials

Carbon-Rich Compounds: From Molecules to Materials

How to Cite

Meier, H. (2006) Defined-length Carbon-rich Conjugated Oligomers, in Carbon-Rich Compounds: From Molecules to Materials (eds M. M. Haley and R. R. Tykwinski), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527607994.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Chemistry, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon 97403-1253, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Chemistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2G2, Canada

Author Information

  1. Institut für Organische Chemie, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Düsbergweg 10-14, 55099 Mainz, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 JUN 2006
  2. Published Print: 6 FEB 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527312245

Online ISBN: 9783527607990

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Keywords:

  • carbon-rich compounds;
  • defined-length carbon-rich conjugated oligomers;
  • oligo(1,4-phenylenevinylene)s OPV;
  • oligo(1,4-phenyleneethynylene)s OPE;
  • OPVs and OPEs with terminal donor–acceptor substitution;
  • synthesis;
  • absorption;
  • fluorescence;
  • applications in material sciences

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Oligo(1,4-phenylenevinylene)s OPV

    • Synthesis

    • Absorption and Fluorescence

    • Applications in Materials Science

  • Oligo(1,4-phenyleneethynylene)s OPE

    • Synthesis

    • Absorption and Fluorescence

    • Applications in Materials Science

  • OPVs and OPEs with Terminal Donor–Acceptor Substitution

    • Synthesis

    • Absorption and Fluorescence

  • Summary and Outlook

  • Experimental: Selected Procedures

    • General Procedure for the Extension of an OPV Aldehyde by Two Styryl Units (Scheme 11.7)

    • all-(E)-2,2′,5,5′-Tetrapropoxy-4,4′-bis(2,5-dipropoxy-4-{2,5-dipropoxy-4-[2,5-dipropoxy-4-(2,5-dipropoxy-4-{2,5-dipropoxy-4-[2,5-dipropoxy-4-(2,5-dipropoxystyryl)styryl]styryl}-styryl)styryl]styryl}styryl)stilbene (2j)

    • General Procedure for the Cation–Anion Coupling Reaction (Scheme 11.10)

    • Preparation of 1,4-Bis(2,5-dipropoxyphenylethynyl)-2,5-dipropoxybenzene (1b)

    • General Procedure for the Preparation of the Series 52c (n = 1–4) by Wittig–Horner Reactions