|Title||Synthesis and structures of novel luminescent bent acenedithiophenes|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2007|
|Authors||Pietrangelo, A, MacLachlan, MJ, Wolf, MO, Patrick, BO|
|Date Published||AUG 30|
1,4-Dithienyl-2,5-divinylbenzenes are readily available compounds that undergo oxidative photocyclization to afford bent anthradithiophenes (BADTs). The new parent and didodecyl-functionalized derivatives have been structurally characterized, and their absorption and emission spectra are reported.