Bradley Rose - Electron-Accepting 6,12-Diethynylindeno[1,2-b]fluorenes: Synthesis, Crystal Structures, and Photophysical Properties

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      Chase, Daniel T., Fix, Aaron G., Rose, Bradley D., Weber,   Christopher D., Nobusue, Shunpei, Stockwell, Chelsea E.,   Zakharov, Lev N., Lonergan, Mark C.,Haley, Michael M.,   Angewandte Chemie International Edition,   2011, 50 (47), 11103-11106


      Acceptance is good! 2,8-Disubstituted   indeno[1,2-b]fluorenes (see structure;   TIPS=triisopropylsilyl) were synthesized and characterized.   Electrochemical, optical, and computational data indicate that   these electron-accepting hydrocarbons possess low-lying **** and   LUMO energies, and gap energies that are comparable to common   organic n-type semiconducting materials.

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