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Molecules 2006, 11(10), 776-785; doi:10.3390/11100776
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Synthesis and Properties of Novel Unsymmetrical Donor Molecules Containing p-Acetoxy- or p-Hydroxyphenyl Units

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Received: 26 July 2006; in revised form: 17 September 2006 / Accepted: 10 September 2006 / Published: 21 October 2006
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Abstract: We report the synthesis and properties of eight new tetrathiafulvalene (TTF) derivatives containing two different functionalities, prepared with the aim of obtaining stable organic materials. The four acetoxyphenyl- and four hydroxyphenyl TTFs were synthesized via Wittig-type condensations. The electrochemical properties of these redox-active molecules were studied by cyclic voltammetry. Charge transfer complexes with tetracyanoquinodimethane (TCNQ) were prepared by chemical redox reactions. The complexes have been proven to give conducting materials. The UV-VIS and IR spectra of the TCNQ salts were recorded and used to characterize and estimate the degree of charge transfer of these complexes.
Keywords: Tetratiafulvalene; voltammetry; organic materials; conductivity; degree of charge transfer. Tetratiafulvalene; voltammetry; organic materials; conductivity; degree of charge transfer.
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Kaboub, L.; Fradj, S.; Gouasmia, A. Synthesis and Properties of Novel Unsymmetrical Donor Molecules Containing p-Acetoxy- or p-Hydroxyphenyl Units. Molecules 2006, 11, 776-785.

AMA Style

Kaboub L, Fradj S, Gouasmia A. Synthesis and Properties of Novel Unsymmetrical Donor Molecules Containing p-Acetoxy- or p-Hydroxyphenyl Units. Molecules. 2006; 11(10):776-785.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Kaboub, Lakhemici; Fradj, Slimane; Gouasmia, Abdelkrim. 2006. "Synthesis and Properties of Novel Unsymmetrical Donor Molecules Containing p-Acetoxy- or p-Hydroxyphenyl Units." Molecules 11, no. 10: 776-785.



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