Chapter 15. Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Chiral Conjugated Materials

  1. Prof. Dr. Thomas J. J. Müller3 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Uwe H. F. Bunz4
  1. Andrzej Rajca1 and
  2. Makoto Miyasaka2

Published Online: 16 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527610266.ch15

Functional Organic Materials: Syntheses, Strategies and Applications

Functional Organic Materials: Syntheses, Strategies and Applications

How to Cite

Rajca, A. and Miyasaka, M. (2006) Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Chiral Conjugated Materials, in Functional Organic Materials: Syntheses, Strategies and Applications (eds T. J. J. Müller and U. H. F. Bunz), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527610266.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, Institut für Organische Chemie und Makromolekulare Chemie, Universitätsstr. 1, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany

  2. 4

    Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Atlanta, GA 30332-440, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Chemsitry, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, Hamilton Hall 818D, Lincoln, NE 68588-0304, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Chemsitry, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, Hamilton Hall 818E, Lincoln, NE 68588-0304, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 JAN 2007
  2. Published Print: 18 DEC 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527313020

Online ISBN: 9783527610266

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Keywords:

  • synthesis and characterization of novel chiral conjugated materials;
  • synthetic approaches to highly annelated chiral π-conjugated systems;
  • helicenes;
  • barriers for racemization of chiral π-conjugated systems;
  • strong chiroptical properties in absorption;
  • emission and refraction

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Synthetic Approaches to Highly Annelated Chiral p-Conjugated Systems

    • Helicenes

      • Photochemical Syntheses

      • Non-photochemical Syntheses

    • Double Helicenes and Chiral Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

    • Tetraphenylenes and p-Conjugated Double Helices

  • Barriers for Racemization of Chiral p-Conjugated Systems

  • Strong Chiroptical Properties in Absorption, Emission and Refraction

    • Absorption and Emission

    • Refraction

  • Conclusion