Synlett 1996; 1996(5): 425-426
DOI: 10.1055/s-1996-5447
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Repetitive Synthesis of Soluble Oligofluoranthene Derivatives and their Electrochemical Analysis

Benedikt Schlicke, A.-Dieter Schlüter* , Petra Hauser, Jürgen Heinze
  • *Freie Universität Berlin, Institut für Organische Chemie, Takustr. 3, D-14195 Berlin, Germany
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Publication Date:
31 December 2000 (online)

The synthesis of three new oligofluoranthenes is described, the longest of which has three repeat units and is a 17 ring polyaromatic hydrocarbon. They are decorated with flexible side chains for solubility reasons. Their redox potentials have been measured using cyclic voltammetry.