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A new family of conjugated metallopolymers from electropolymerised bis[(terthiophene)dithiolene] complexes

Pozo-Gonzalo, C. and Berridge, R. and Skabara, P.J. and Cerrada, E. and Laguna, M. and Coles, S.J. and Hursthouse, M.B. (2002) A new family of conjugated metallopolymers from electropolymerised bis[(terthiophene)dithiolene] complexes. Chemical Communications (London), 2002 (20). pp. 2408-2409. ISSN 0009-241X

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Abstract

Bis(dithiolene) metal complexes incorporating fused terthiophene units have been prepared; the nickel analogue undergoes electropolymerisation to afford a low bandgap material with very broad absorption characteristics.