Conformationally stressed phthalocyanines: the non-planarity of the 1,4,8,11,15,18,22,25-octaisopentyl derivative

Isabelle Chambrier, Michael J. Cook, P. T. Wood

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An X-ray crystal structure determination reveals that 1,4,8,11,15,18,22,25-octaisopentylphthalocyanine adopts a saddle conformation, a geometry which shows modified spectroscopic properties and reduced photostability relative to planar ring structures.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2133-2134
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number21
Publication statusPublished - 2000

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