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per-Alkoxy-pillar[5]arenes as Electron Donors: Electrochemical Properties of Dimethoxy-Pillar[5]arene and Its Corresponding Rotaxane

School of Chemistry, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
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Molecules 2020, 25(7), 1627; https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules25071627
Received: 19 March 2020 / Revised: 30 March 2020 / Accepted: 31 March 2020 / Published: 2 April 2020
1,4-dimethoxypillar[5]arene undergoes reversible multielectron oxidations forming stable radical cations, a property retained when incorporated in [2]rotaxanes, suggesting that pillar[5]arenes can be employed as viable, yet unreported, electron donors. View Full-Text
Keywords: pillararene; rotaxane; electrochemistry; voltammetry; oxidation pillararene; rotaxane; electrochemistry; voltammetry; oxidation
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Pearce, N.; Davies, E.S.; Champness, N.R. per-Alkoxy-pillar[5]arenes as Electron Donors: Electrochemical Properties of Dimethoxy-Pillar[5]arene and Its Corresponding Rotaxane. Molecules 2020, 25, 1627.

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