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Self-assembly and ring-opening metathesis polymerization of cyclic conjugated molecules on highly ordered pyrolytic graphite

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Abstract

Cyclic conjugated monomers comprising cyclopentadithiophene-vinylene trimers and their polymers on HOPG are observed using STM and AFM. ROMP of the monomers is performed using a Grubbs catalyst. Their STM images exhibit single chains of planar polymers, whereas their AFM images show elongation of the polymer chains on HOPG.

Graphical abstract: Self-assembly and ring-opening metathesis polymerization of cyclic conjugated molecules on highly ordered pyrolytic graphite

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Submitted
20 Mar 2018
Accepted
30 Apr 2018
First published
02 May 2018

Chem. Commun., 2018,54, 5546-5549
Article type
Communication

Self-assembly and ring-opening metathesis polymerization of cyclic conjugated molecules on highly ordered pyrolytic graphite

S. Chiu, H. Chiang, Y. Lin, Y. Lu, H. Tanaka, T. Hosokai and M. Horie, Chem. Commun., 2018, 54, 5546
DOI: 10.1039/C8CC02224K

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