Pyrrolopyrrole aza-BODIPY analogues: A facile synthesis and intense fluorescence

Soji Shimizu, Taku Iino, Yasuyuki Araki, Nagao Kobayashi

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Pyrrolopyrrole aza-BODIPY analogues were synthesized from diketopyrrolopyrrole and heteroaromatic amines in the presence of titanium tetrachloride. These novel compounds exhibit intense absorption in the visible region and strong emission with high fluorescence quantum yields greater than 0.8.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1621-1623
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number16
Publication statusPublished - Jan 29 2013
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

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


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