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Molecules 2000, 5(3), 620-628; doi:10.3390/50300620

Synthesis of Crown Ethers Containing a Rubicene Moiety

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Department of Chemistry, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Celestijnenlaan 200F, 3001 Heverlee Belgium
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Received: 10 February 2000 / Accepted: 14 March 2000 / Published: 22 March 2000
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A symmetrically disubstituted derivative of the highly fluorescing and photostable rubicene was incorporated in a macrocycle using high dilution conditions and a hydroxyrubicene was functionalized with a modified aminobenzo-15-crown-5.
Keywords: rubicene; crown ethers; macrocycle synthesis rubicene; crown ethers; macrocycle synthesis
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Smet, M.; Dehaen, W. Synthesis of Crown Ethers Containing a Rubicene Moiety. Molecules 2000, 5, 620-628.

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