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Indanthrone dye revisited after sixty years

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Abstract

Indanthrone, an old, insoluble dye can be converted into a solution processable, self-assembling and electroluminescent organic semiconductor, namely tetraoctyloxydinaptho[2,3-a:2′,3′-h]phenazine (P-C8), in a simple one-pot process consisting of the reduction of the carbonyl group by sodium dithionite followed by the substitution with solubility inducing groups under phase transfer catalysis conditions.

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Submitted
23 Jun 2014
Accepted
07 Aug 2014
First published
08 Aug 2014

Chem. Commun., 2014,50, 11543-11546
Article type
Communication
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Indanthrone dye revisited after sixty years

K. Kotwica, P. Bujak, D. Wamil, M. Materna, L. Skorka, P. A. Gunka, R. Nowakowski, B. Golec, B. Luszczynska, M. Zagorska and A. Pron, Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 11543
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04778H

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