Synthesis of extended π-systems through C-H activation.

Abstract

Activation of aromatic CH bonds by a transition metal catalyst has received significant attention in the synthetic chemistry community. In recent years, rapid and site-selective extension of π-electron systems by C-H activation has emerged as an ideal methodology for preparing organic materials with extended π-systems. This Review focuses on recently reported π-extending C-H activation reactions directed toward new optoelectronic conjugated materials.

DOI: 10.1002/anie.201403729
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@article{Segawa2015SynthesisOE, title={Synthesis of extended π-systems through C-H activation.}, author={Yasutomo Segawa and Takehisa Maekawa and Kenichiro Itami}, journal={Angewandte Chemie}, year={2015}, volume={54 1}, pages={66-81} }