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Molecules 2011, 16(8), 6950-6968; doi:10.3390/molecules16086950

Synthesis of Porphyrin-Dendrimers with a Pyrene in the Periphery and Their Cubic Nonlinear Optical Properties

Instituto de Química, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Cd. Universitaria, Circuito Exterior, Coyoacán, C.P., México D.F. 04510, Mexico
Instituto Politécnico Nacional, CIITEC, Cerrada Cecati S/N, Colonia Santa Catarina de Azcapotzalco, C.P., México D.F. 02250, Mexico
Centro de Ciencias Aplicadas y Desarrollo Tecnológico, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, CCADET-UNAM, Circuito exterior S/N, Ciudad Universitaria C.P., México D.F. 04510, Mexico
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Received: 9 June 2011 / Revised: 3 August 2011 / Accepted: 5 August 2011 / Published: 15 August 2011
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Tetrapyrroles, Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines)
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Dendrons of pyrene derivatives were attached to a porphyrin core. A marked effect in solution for the dendrimers was observed in the absorption spectra. All the compounds obtained were characterized by 1H-, 13C-NMR, FTIR, UV-vis, MALDI-TOF or FAB+ mass spectrometry and elemental analysis. The cubic nonlinear optical behavior of some the synthesized compounds was tested via Z-Scan measurements in spin-coated film samples.
Keywords: pyrene; porphyrin; dendrimers; nonlinear optics pyrene; porphyrin; dendrimers; nonlinear optics

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Morales-Espinoza, E.G.; Lijanova, I.V.; Morales-Saavedra, O.G.; Torres-Zuñiga, V.; Hernandez-Ortega, S.; Martínez-García, M. Synthesis of Porphyrin-Dendrimers with a Pyrene in the Periphery and Their Cubic Nonlinear Optical Properties. Molecules 2011, 16, 6950-6968.

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