Synfacts 2009(12): 1341-1341  
DOI: 10.1055/s-0029-1218192
Synthesis of Materials and Unnatural Products
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Bianthryl Diimides

Contributor(s): Timothy M. Swager, Trisha L. Andrew
J. H. Yao, C. Chi, J. Wu*, K.-P. Loh*
National University of Singapore, Singapore
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Publication Date:
20 November 2009 (online)


Near infrared (NIR) absorbing dyes (D1-4) were synthesized from anthracene in modest yields. Cyclic voltammograms of D1-4 displayed two stable and reversible one-electron ­reductions.