Chapter 9. Diarylethene as a Photoswitching Unit of Intramolecular Magnetic Interaction

  1. Prof. Dr. Thomas J. J. Müller2 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Uwe H. F. Bunz3
  1. Kenji Matsuda and
  2. Masahiro Irie

Published Online: 16 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527610266.ch9

Functional Organic Materials: Syntheses, Strategies and Applications

Functional Organic Materials: Syntheses, Strategies and Applications

How to Cite

Matsuda, K. and Irie, M. (2006) Diarylethene as a Photoswitching Unit of Intramolecular Magnetic Interaction, 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.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 2

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

  2. 3

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

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyusyu University, Hakozaki 6-10-1, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 812-8581, Japan

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:

  • diarylethene as a photoswitching unit of intramolecular magnetic interaction;
  • photochromic spin coupler;
  • synthesis of diarylethene biradicals;
  • photoswitching using bis(3-thienyl)ethene;
  • reversed photoswitching using bis(2-thienyl)ethene;
  • photoswitching using an array of photochromic molecules;
  • development of a new switching unit

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Photochromic Spin Coupler

  • Synthesis of Diarylethene Biradicals

  • Photoswitching Using Bis(3-thienyl)ethene

  • Reversed Photoswitching Using Bis(2-thienyl)ethene

  • Photoswitching Using an Array of Photochromic Molecules

  • Development of a New Switching Unit

  • Conclusions

  • Experimental Procedures