One-pot facile synthesis of pyridyl annelated perylene bisimides.

@article{Jiang2010OnepotFS,
  title={One-pot facile synthesis of pyridyl annelated perylene bisimides.},
  author={Wei Jiang and Yan Li and Wan Yue and Yonggang Zhen and Jianqiang Qu and Zhaohui Wang},
  journal={Organic letters},
  year={2010},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={228-31}
}
Two regiospecifically pyridyl annelated perylene bisimides have been prepared in one pot by the combination of the Suzuki cross-coupling reaction and subsequent light-promoted cyclization in high yields.