A new functionalization strategy for pentacene

John E. Anthony, Johannes Gierschner, Chad A. Landis, Sean R. Parkin, Jes B. Sherman, Ronald C. Bakus

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Functionalization of the pro-cata positions of pentacene with groups held perpendicular to the aromatic plane, in this case through a rigid 1,3-dioxole unit, yields pentacene derivatives that are stable and soluble, and still maintain edge-to-face interactions in the solid state.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4746-4748
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number45
StatePublished - 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry (all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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