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Piezoactive amino acid derivatives containing fragments of planar-chiral ortho-carboranes

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Abstract

A series of novel (S)-amino acid derivatives bearing planar-chiral (3-acylamino-1,2-dicarba-closo-dodecaboran-1-yl)acetyl substituents was synthesized. Carboranyl amino esters were obtained in a diastereomerically pure form (according to chiral HPLC). Single crystals of individual diastereomers were studied by optical microscopy, X-ray diffraction analysis and piezoresponse force microscopy. The piezoelectric activity of some compounds was shown to exceed that of most known organic piezoelectrics.

Graphical abstract: Piezoactive amino acid derivatives containing fragments of planar-chiral ortho-carboranes

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The article was received on 10 May 2018, accepted on 04 Jul 2018 and first published on 09 Jul 2018


Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C8TC02266F
Citation: J. Mater. Chem. C, 2018,6, 8638-8645
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    Piezoactive amino acid derivatives containing fragments of planar-chiral ortho-carboranes

    D. A. Gruzdev, A. S. Nuraeva, P. A. Slepukhin, G. L. Levit, P. S. Zelenovskiy, V. Ya. Shur and V. P. Krasnov, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2018, 6, 8638
    DOI: 10.1039/C8TC02266F

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