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D–π–A Dyes with an Intramolecular B–N Coordination Bond as a Key Scaffold for Electronic Structural Tuning and Their Application in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
A series of D–π–A dyes (AK1–5) was designed and synthesized for applications in dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs). AK1–5 contain triphenylamines as electron donors (D), bithiophene π-spacers,Expand
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Boron as a key component for new π-electron materials
For the molecular design of new π-electron materials, the incorporation of main group elements into the π-conjugated frameworks is a powerful approach to modifying the nature of the parentExpand
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Designs of Functional π-Electron Materials Based on the Characteristic Features of Boron
Boron, a group 13 element, has several characteristic structural and electronic features: 1) trivalent boron compounds usually adopt a trigonal planar geometry; 2) due to the presence of a vacant p...
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Benzene-fused BODIPY and fully-fused BODIPY dimer: impacts of the ring-fusing at the b bond in the BODIPY skeleton
4,4-Difluoro-4-bora-3a,4a-diaza-s-indacenes (BODIPYs) are fascinating dyes with great potentials for various applications. To establish the design principle for the modification of the BODIPYExpand
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Design, Synthesis, and Characterization of Functionalized Silepins: High Quantum Yield Blue Emitters
The synthesis of a family of 1,1-dimethyldibenzo[b,f]silepin derivatives, substituted with donor groups of various donor strength and conjugation length in the positions meta or para to the silepinExpand
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Red-emissive Polyphenylated BODIPY Derivatives : Effect of Peripheral Phenyl Groups on the Photophysical and Electrochemical Properties
A series of red-emissive BODIPY derivatives 2–4 having five to seven phenyl groups on their periphery were synthesized, and their photophysical and electrochemical properties were investigated. Whi...
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Elucidation of the structure-property relationship of p-type organic semiconductors through rapid library construction via a one-pot, Suzuki-Miyaura coupling reaction.
The elucidation of the structure-property relationship is an important issue in the development of organic electronics. Combinatorial synthesis and the evaluation of systematically modified compoundsExpand
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Development of Transparent Organic Hole-transporting Materials Using Partially Oxygen-bridged Triphenylamine Skeletons
m-Benzene-linked derivatives of partially oxygen-bridged triphenylamine were designed and synthesized as transparent hole-transporting materials, which show absorption bands only in the UV regionExpand
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Solvent-Coordinated Tin Halide Complexes as Purified Precursors for Tin-Based Perovskites
A series of solvent-coordinated tin halide complexes were prepared as impurity-free precursors for tin halide perovskites, and their structures were determined by single-crystal X-ray diffractionExpand
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1,3,5,7-Tetra(Bpin)azulene by Exhaustive Direct Borylation of Azulene and 5,7-Di(Bpin)azulene by Selective Subsequent Deborylation
Exhaustive borylation of azulene with excess bis(pinacolato)-diboron (B2pin2) under conditions that promote equilibration of the borylated azulenes provides a convenient one-step synthesis ofExpand
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