Dan Lehnherr - Pentacene oligomers and polymers: Functionalization of pentacene to afford mono-, Di-, Tri-, and polymeric materials

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      D. Lehnherr, R.R. Tykwinski, Organic Letters  2007, 9, 4583-4586.


      The   synthesis and characterization of defined-length di- and trimeric   pentacenes and the corresponding polymers are described. The   synthesis is divergent from two common pentacene building blocks,   1 and 2, allowing for structural diversity. The resulting   materials are air stable and exhibit good solubility in common   organic solvents.

      Address (URL): http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ol702094d