Picture of scraped petri dish

Scrape below the surface of Strathprints...

Explore world class Open Access research by researchers at the University of Strathclyde, a leading technological university.

Explore

Probing the conformational changes upon oxidation in cross-conjugated architectures featuring vinylogous TTF units

Berridge, R. and Skabara, P.J. and Andreu, R. and Garin, J. and Orduna, J. and Torra, M. (2005) Probing the conformational changes upon oxidation in cross-conjugated architectures featuring vinylogous TTF units. Tetrahedron Letters, 46 (46). pp. 7871-7875. ISSN 0040-4039

Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)

Abstract

We report the synthesis and electropolymerisation of 1,3,5-tris(1,3-dithiole-2-ylidenephenylene)benzene 4. The resulting polymer features extended tetrathiafulvalene (TTF) units and can be considered as a cross-conjugated, cross-linked structure. Upon p-doping, electrochemical and UV-vis spectroelectrochemical experiments indicate that the polymer undergoes a unique coformational change within the dendralene unit from one definitive orthogonal arrangement to another.