Synthesis of Crown Ether-Linked Discotic Triphenylenes

Juanjuan Li, Zhiqun He, Hemant Gopee, Andrew N. Cammidge

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Abstract

Novel triphenylene dimers linked by a central crown ether core have been synthesized and characterized. The crown ether is most conveniently formed as a final step to permit purification and isolation of ion-free material, and extension of the protocol permits synthesis of triad structures linked though a 27-crown-9 macrocycle. The latter compounds present a new discotic motif that supports mesophase formation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)472-475
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Volume12
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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