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Tetrathiafulvalene-annulated dipyrrolylquinoxaline: the effect of fluoride on its optical and electrochemical behaviors

Jia, Hong-Peng and Forgie, John C. and Liu, Shi-Xia and Sanguinet, Lionel and Levillain, Eric and Le Derf, Franck and Salle, Marc and Neels, Antonia and Skabara, Peter J. and Decurtins, Silvio and Skabara, Peter (2012) Tetrathiafulvalene-annulated dipyrrolylquinoxaline: the effect of fluoride on its optical and electrochemical behaviors. Tetrahedron, 68 (5). pp. 1590-1594. ISSN 0040-4020

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Abstract

A tetrathiafulvalene donor has been annulated to 2,3-di(1H-2-pyrrolyl)quinoxaline affording a new chemosensor 1, which shows a unique optical selectivity and reactivity for the fluoride ion over other anions in CH2Cl2 leading to a colorimetric response. Electrochemical polymerization of 1 occurred in the presence of fluoride.