Synthesis and crystallographic analysis of diacetylene-substituted polydiacetylenes with arylurethane substituents and their optical properties

Hajime Kawanami, Shuji Okada, Hiro Matsuda, Takanori Doi, Chizuko Kabuto, Hidetoshi Oikawa, Hachiro Nakanishi

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Abstract

In order to obtain large crystals of butadiynyl-substituted, i.e., diacetylene-substituted, polydiacetylenes, octatetrayne arylurethane derivatives of 6,8,10,12-octadecatetrayne-1,18-diyl bis(arylcarbamate) were synthesized as solid-state polymerizable monomers. Their comparatively large single crystals were obtained by recrystallization or slow evaporation. The polymer structure was studied by X-ray crystallographic analysis, and the structure of polydiacetylene with butadiynyl groups, proposed previously by 13C NMR spectroscopy, was confirmed. The third-order nonlinear optical susceptibilities of the polymer evaluated using the THG Maker fringe method were 10-12-10-11 esu.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)97-102
Number of pages6
JournalMolecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals Science and Technology Section B: Nonlinear Optics
Volume14
Issue number1-4
Publication statusPublished - 1995 Dec 1
EventProceedings of the 1994 International Conference of Optically Nonlinear Organic Materials and Applications (4th IKETANI Conference) - Hawaii Island, HI, USA
Duration: 1994 May 171994 May 20

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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