Multiple Diels-Alder Transformations in Linear π-Conjugated Systems

Anjan Bedi, Ori Gidron*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

π-Conjugated molecules are the active materials in organic electronics, yet the range of available materials is limited by the nontrivial, multistep synthetic process required to obtain long π-conjugated backbones. Here, Diels-Alder cycloaddition and its reactivity and selectivity are evaluated as a means for obtaining long, novel, π-conjugated backbones. Particular attention is paid to the Diels-Alder conjugation products of furans, such as selectively substituted arenes and, potentially, carbon nanoribbons. 1 Introduction 2 Aromatic Transformations by Diels-Alder Cycloaddition 3 The Question of Regioselectivity 4 Outlook.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)119-123
Number of pages5
JournalSynlett
Volume30
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 2019

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Publisher Copyright:
© Georg Thieme Verlag Stuttgart - New York.

Keywords

  • Diels-Alder cycloaddition
  • cross-coupling
  • oligofurans
  • π-conjugated systems

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