Picture of flying drone

Award-winning sensor signal processing research at Strathclyde...

The Strathprints institutional repository is a digital archive of University of Strathclyde's Open Access research outputs. Strathprints provides access to thousands of Open Access research papers by University of Strathclyde researchers, including by Strathclyde researchers involved in award-winning research into technology for detecting drones. - but also other internationally significant research from within the Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering.

Strathprints also exposes world leading research from the Faculties of Science, Engineering, Humanities & Social Sciences, and from the Strathclyde Business School.

Discover more...

Structure and reactivity in neutral organic electron donors derived from 4-dimethylaminopyridine

Garnier, Jean and Kennedy, A.R. and Berlouis, L.E.A. and Turner, Andrew T. and Murphy, J.A. (2010) Structure and reactivity in neutral organic electron donors derived from 4-dimethylaminopyridine. Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry, 6 (73).

[img] Microsoft Word (BJOC_Article_Jean_Garnier_revised_submit.doc)
BJOC_Article_Jean_Garnier_revised_submit.doc

Download (4MB)

Abstract

The effects on redox properties of modifying the molecular skeleton of neutral bis-2-(4-dimethylamino)-pyridinylidene electron donors, derived from 4-dimethylamino-pyridine (4-DMAP), have been explored, by varying two parameters: (i) the length of a polymethylene chain linking the two pyridine-derived rings and (ii) the nature of the nitrogen substituents on the 4 and 4' positions of the precursor pyridines. Restricting the bridge length to two methylene units significantly altered the redox profile, while changes in the nitrogen-substituents at the 4 and 4' positions led to only slight changes in redox potentials