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Electron-Donating Tetrathienyl-Substituted Borole


  • This work was supported by a Grant-in-Aid (No. 19675001) from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology of Japan, and CREST (JST).


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Green borole debuts: A heteroaryl-substituted borole with peripheral thienyl groups has a significantly high-lying HOMO in addition to a low-lying LUMO, and thus unusual photophysical and electrochemical properties. These results highlight the highly electron-donating character of the borole ring.