Photochromism of chromene crystals; a new property of old chromenes

Jonathan Hobley, Vincenzo Malatesta, Roberto Millini, William Giroldini, Lucia Wis, Masahiro Goto, Maki Kishimoto, H. Fukumura

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Abstract

Of the four chromene compounds; 3,3-diphenyl-5,10adihydro-3H- benzo[f]chromene (CHR1), 6-methoxy2,2-diphenyl-2H-benzo[h]chromene (CHR2), 2,2-diphenyl2H-benzo[h]chromene (CHR3) and 6,7-dimethoxy-2,2diphenyl-2H- chromene (CHR4), CHR2-4 exhibited crystalline state photochromism.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1339-1340
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number14
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2000 Jul 21

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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    Hobley, J., Malatesta, V., Millini, R., Giroldini, W., Wis, L., Goto, M., Kishimoto, M., & Fukumura, H. (2000). Photochromism of chromene crystals; a new property of old chromenes. Chemical Communications, (14), 1339-1340. https://doi.org/10.1039/b003480k