C-H Bond Transformations Leading to the Synthesis of Organic Functional Materials

Yoichiro Kuninobu, Shunsuke Sueki

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In this review, transition-metal-catalyzed or -mediated C-H transformations leading to the synthesis of organic functional materials, such as oligomers, polymers, and π-conjugated molecules, are summarized. 1 Introduction 2 Oligomers and Polymers 2.1 Synthesis of Oligomers and Polymers 2.2 Chemical Modification of Polymers 3 π-Conjugated Molecules 3.1 Indenes and Fluorenes 3.2 Acenes 3.3 Triphenylenes 3.4 Chemical Modification of Perylene Diimides 3.5 Nanographenes 3.6 Condensed Polycyclic π-Conjugated Molecules with Five-Membered Heteroaromatic Rings 3.7 π-Conjugated Molecules with Nitrogen-Containing Six-Membered Heteroaromatics 3.8 Porphyrins 3.9 Miscellaneous (π-Conjugated Molecules) 4 Miscellaneous (Excluding Polymers and π-Conjugated Molecules) 5 Outlook and Conclusions.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberss-2014-e0455-r
Pages (from-to)3823-3845
Number of pages23
JournalSynthesis (Germany)
Issue number24
Publication statusPublished - Dec 17 2015
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Organic Chemistry


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