Synthesis of a Fully Unsaturated “Molecular Board”

Matthias Löffler, Arnulf‐Dieter ‐D Schlüter*, Katrin Gessler, Wolfram Saenger, Jean‐Marc ‐M Toussaint, Jean‐Luc ‐L Brédas

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A regular sequence of naphthalene and anthracene units form the basis of the backbone of the polymer 1. This “molecular board” is obtained by dehydration of the appropriate O‐bridged unsaturated precursors and should be of interest in areas such as nonlinear optics and electroluminescence. (Figure Presented.)

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2209-2212
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie International Edition in English
Issue number21
StatePublished - Nov 17 1994
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • General Chemistry


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