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1-(Phenanthrolo[5,6-d]imidazol-2-yl)-3-(acenaphthro[4,5-d]imidazol-2-yl)benzene

State Key Laboratory of Optoelectronic Materials and Technologies / Department of Chemistry, Zhongshan University, Guangzhou 510275, P. R. China
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Molbank 2002, 2002(1), M283; https://doi.org/10.3390/M283
Received: 2 April 2002 / Accepted: 16 May 2002 / Published: 20 February 2003
Keywords: polypyridine ligands, phenanthroline, acenaphthenequinone polypyridine ligands, phenanthroline, acenaphthenequinone
Molbank 2002 m283 i001
2-(3-formylphenyl)imidazo[4,5-f][1,10]phenanthroline was prepared by a previously published method [1]. A mixture of 2-(3-formylphenyl)imidazo[4,5-f][1,10]phenanthroline (0.2 g, 0.62 mmol), acenaphthenequinone (0.124 g, 0.68 mmol), ammonium acetate (0.713 g, 9.3 mmol) and glacial acetic acid (10 cm3) was refluxed for about 3 h. The cooled solution was filtered and then poured into 100 cm3 ether. The crude product was collected and purified on alumina with ethanol-toluene (1:4 v/v) as eluent to give the title compound as a yellow powder. (0.159 g, yield: 52.7%).
1H NMR (500 MHz, d6-DMSO): 13.84 (br, 2H), 9.24 (s, 1H), 8.93 (d, 2H, J = 8), 8.91 (d, 2H, J = 7.5), 8.69 (d, 1H, J = 8), 8.39 (d, 1H, J = 8), 8.21 (d, 1H, J = 8), 7.85 (m, 2H), 7.78 (dd, 2H, J = 5), 7.73 (dd, 2H, J = 4), 7.68 (t, 1H, J = 8), 7.60 (t, 1H, J = 7).
13C NMR (125 MHz, d6-DMSO): 150.2, 147.9, 143.7, 136.8, 135.7, 131.7, 131.2, 130.9, 129.9, 129.5, 129.1, 128.8, 128.1, 127.8, 126.6, 125.9, 125.4, 123.6, 123.0, 122.8, 119.5.
IR (KBr. cm-1): 3392s, 1603s, 1593m, 1542m, 1474m, 1438m, 1402m, 1278s, 1202m, 1073m, 1015m, 806m, 777s, 739s, 678w, 624w,
UV-Vis (l, nm, in ethanol): 227, 290, 319.
FAB-MS ([M+1]+): 487.

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Acknowledgement

Support for this research provided by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, the National Science Foundation of Guangdong Province and Research Fund of Royal Society of Chemistry U.K. is gratefully acknowledged.

References and Notes

  1. Chao, H.; Ye, B.-H.; Li, H.; Li, R.-H.; Zhou, J.-Y.; Ji, L.-N. Polyhedron 2000, 19, 1975.
  • Sample availabylitiy: available from the authors
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