Solvent free oxidative coupling polymerization of 3-hexylthiophene (3HT) in the presence of FeCl3 particles

T. Hirai, Y. Nagae, K. L. White, K. Kamitani, M. Kido, T. Uchiyama, M. Nishibori, Y. Konishi, K. Yokomachi, R. Sugimoto, K. Saigo, T. Ohishi, Y. Higaki, K. Kojio, A. Takahara

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Abstract

A solvent free oxidative coupling reaction of 3-hexylthiophene (3HT) within a nanocavity is reported. It is found that 3HT can be encapsulated in nanocavities larger than 1 nm, which corresponds to the size of the molecule. In this case, the side reaction at the 4-position in 3HT is regulated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)111993-111996
Number of pages4
JournalRSC Advances
Volume6
Issue number113
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Chemical Engineering(all)

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