Dan Lehnherr - Pentacene-Based Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Dyads with Cofacial Solid-State pi-Stacking

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  D. Lehnherr, A.H. Murray, R. McDonald, M.J. Ferguson, R.R.   Tykwinski, Chemistry - A European Journal  2009, 15, 12580-12584


  Pentacene-based   polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) dyads are synthesized via   an unsymmetrical pentacene building block. These molecules   exhibit cofacial solid-state π-stacking as a result of the large   aromatic chromophores. The choice of the PAH attached to the   pentacene (see picture) influences the electronic properties as   determined by UV/Vis absorption/emission spectroscopy and cyclic   voltammetry.

  Address (URL): http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/chem.200902179/abstract