Synthesis and photochemical reactions of photochromic terarylene having a leaving methoxy group.

Abstract

Photochromic terarylene having a methoxy group and hydrogen as the leaving units at the photochemical reaction center carbon atoms has been synthesized. This molecule shows irreversible photochemical reaction affording a highly fluorescent condensed aromatic molecule.

DOI: 10.1021/ol802969b

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@article{Nakagawa2009SynthesisAP, title={Synthesis and photochemical reactions of photochromic terarylene having a leaving methoxy group.}, author={Hisako Nakagawa and Shigekazu Kawai and Takuya Nakashima and Tsuyoshi Kawai}, journal={Organic letters}, year={2009}, volume={11 7}, pages={1475-8} }