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Synthesis of electron-poor hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronenes

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Abstract

The oxidative cyclodehydrogenation of electron-poor arenes was achieved using DDQ–CF3SO3H resulting in hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronenes with electron withdrawing Br, F and CF3 groups. This method will lead to their expansion into a new class of electron transport materials.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis of electron-poor hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronenes

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Submitted
31 May 2012
Accepted
22 Jun 2012
First published
06 Jul 2012

Chem. Commun., 2012,48, 8066-8068
Article type
Communication

Synthesis of electron-poor hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronenes

D. J. Jones, B. Purushothaman, S. Ji, A. B. Holmes and W. W. H. Wong, Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 8066
DOI: 10.1039/C2CC33892K

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