Title

Synthesis and electropolymerization of a series of 2,2′-(ortho-carboranyl)bisthiophenes

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-1-2017

Abstract

© 2016 Elsevier B.V. A series of 5,5′-functionalized 2,2′-(ortho-carboranyl)bisthiophene with bromo, vinyl, trimethylsilylethyne, N-methylpyrrole or thienyl groups was synthesized and all compounds were characterized by NMR, MS, and X-ray analysis. Electrochemical characterizations of 12a,b and 13a,b were conducted, and the di(thienyl-N-methylpyrrole)-o-carborane 12a and di(bisthienyl)-o-carborane 12b were successfully electropolymerized on a suitable anode to produce the corresponding conducting polymers. DFT calculations are consistent with the electrochemical data.

Publication Source (Journal or Book title)

Journal of Organometallic Chemistry

First Page

157

Last Page

165

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