Synthesis of unsheathed insulated molecular wires

Chunhui Zhao, Masayuki Takeuchi, Kazunori Sugiyasu

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Abstract

Herein, we report the straightforward synthesis of unsheathed insulated molecular wires through Yamamoto reductive polycondensation. Despite the step-growth mechanism, block copolymers could be obtained because of the difference in the reactivities of the sheathed and unsheathed monomers. We expect that such a unique structure could find use as a charge-transporting wire in molecular electronics.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1216-1218
Number of pages3
JournalChemistry Letters
Volume45
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Insulated molecular wire
  • Molecular electronics
  • Polythiophene

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)

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