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Ortho-Functionalized Perylenediimides for Highly Fluorescent Water-Soluble Dyes

Authors

  • Glauco Battagliarin,

    1. Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Ackermannweg 10, 55128 Mainz (Germany), Fax: (+49)  6131-379-350
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  • Melari Davies,

    1. Department of Chemistry and Center for Nanoscience (CeNS), Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Butenandtstrasse 11, 81377 München (Germany)
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  • Dr. Stephan Mackowiak,

    1. Department of Chemistry and Center for Nanoscience (CeNS), Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Butenandtstrasse 11, 81377 München (Germany)
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  • Dr. Chen Li,

    1. Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Ackermannweg 10, 55128 Mainz (Germany), Fax: (+49)  6131-379-350
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  • Prof. Klaus Müllen

    Corresponding author
    1. Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Ackermannweg 10, 55128 Mainz (Germany), Fax: (+49)  6131-379-350
    • Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Ackermannweg 10, 55128 Mainz (Germany), Fax: (+49)  6131-379-350
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Abstract

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Clearly visible: A water-soluble and highly fluorescent perylenediimide is synthesized via ruthenium-catalyzed alkylation with outstanding yields (see scheme). For the first time, the possibility to use phosphonate derivatives in a Murai-type reaction is demonstrated.

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