Asymmetric charge separation and recombination in symmetrically functionalized σ-π hybrid oligosilanes.


The flexibility of σ-conjugated silanes presents new opportunities for manipulating charge generation, transport, and non-linear optical properties of materials. Recently we synthesized a series of acceptor-donor-acceptor (ADA) compounds in which a methylated oligosilane core (D) is flanked by electron-deficient cyanovinyl-substituted arenes (A). Based on a… (More)
DOI: 10.1039/c7dt00384f


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