A N-annulated perylene unit was successfully fused to the meso-and β-positions of a boron dipyrromethene (BODIPY) core. The newly synthesized BODIPY dye 1b exhibits intensified near-infrared (NIR) absorption and the longest emission maximum ever observed for all BODIPY derivatives. In addition, this dye possesses excellent solubility and photostability, beneficial to practical applications. © 2011 American Chemical Society.
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Acknowledgements: J.W. acknowledges the financial support from the Singapore DSTA DIRP Project (DSTA-NUS-DIRP/2008/03), NRF Competitive Research Program (R-143-000-360-281), and NUS Young Investigator Award (R-143-000-356-101). K.-W.H. acknowledges the financial support from KAUST.
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- Organic Chemistry
- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry