The first solid-phase synthesis of oligothiophenes

Patrick R.L. Malenfant, Jean M.J. Fréchet*

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The solid-phase synthesis of asymmetric oligothiophenes on a chloromethylated macroporous resin, using an alternating sequence of bromination and Stille coupling reactions, has been used to afford oligomers up to the pentamer in excellent yield and purity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2657-2658
Number of pages2
Issue number23
StatePublished - Dec 7 1998
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • General Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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