Substituent effects on catalytic synthesis and properties of poly(phenylsilane)

Hisako Hashimoto, Sachiko Obara, Mitsuo Kira

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Catalytic dehydrogenative polymerization of phenylsilanes with electron-withdrawing substituents using dimethylzirconocene as a catalyst afforded the corresponding polysilanes with rather high molecular weights. Significant substituent effects were observed on the electronic spectra of the polymers.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)188-189
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2000 Jan 1

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  • Chemistry(all)

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