Synthesis 2006(9): 1402-1404  
DOI: 10.1055/s-2006-926441
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The First Synthesis of Bis-Fused 1,10-Phenanthrolines via Double Photo­cyclization of N,N-Disubstituted o-Phenylenediamine

Tarek Abou Elmaaty, Lyle W. Castle*
Chemistry Department, Idaho State University, Campus Box 8023, Pocatello, ID 83209, USA
Fax: +1(208)2824373; e-Mail: castlyle@isu.edu;
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Publication History

Received 28 November 2005
Publication Date:
11 April 2006 (eFirst)

Abstract

Bis[1]benzothieno[2,3-c;3′,2′-i][1,10]phenanthroline was prepared in four steps starting from o-phenylenediamine with a double photocyclization as the key step to construct the 1,10-phenanthroline moiety.

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