A new terpyridine tethered polythiophene: Electrosynthesis and characterization (pages 3513–3523)
Paola Manca, Maria I. Pilo, Giovanni Casu, Serafino Gladiali, Gavino Sanna, Roberta Scanu, Nadia Spano, Antonio Zucca, Chiara Zanardi, Diego Bagnis and Luca Valentini
Article first published online: 14 JUN 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/pola.24786
The introduction of an ethynyl function as tether proved fundamental to modify the electronic connection between the two main fragments of the molecule. The role of such modification is demonstrated by the comparison of electrochemical and optical features of the relative conducting polymer with the analog saturated–tethered species.