Synthesis and modification of octafluoro[2.2]paracyclophane (parylene AF4)
Parylenes are a class of organic compounds which have gained significant attention due to their application as coatings in areas such as medical devices and electronics. This review highlights the development of synthetic pathways to Octafluoro[2.2]Paracyclophane, commonly referred to as parylene AF4. Methods which have been used to functionalise AF4 are also presented.
- This article is part of the themed collection: Reviews & Highlights in Organic Chemistry Frontiers for 2014