Pushing to the low limits: Tetraazaanthracenes with very low-lying LUMO levels and near-infrared absorption

Dominique Mario Gampe, Stefan Schramm, Florian Nöller, Dieter Weiß, Helmar Görls, Pance Naumov, Rainer Beckert

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Abstract

Here we propose the combination of the 4-alkoxythiazole donor motif with highly photostable tetraazaanthracenes as electron-acceptor units. The segregated frontier orbitals in these dyes afford optical band gaps of 1.4-1.1 eV. Cyclic voltammetry confirmed the very low-lying LUMO levels that are attributed to the highly electron-deficient tetraazaanthracene moiety.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)10220-10223
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Volume53
Issue number73
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2017

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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