Triphenyleno[1,12-bcd:4,5-b'c'd':8,9-b'c'd']trithiophene: The first bowl-shaped heteroaromatic

Koichi Imamura, Kazuo Takimiya, Yoshio Aso, Tetsuo Otsubo

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The title compound has been synthesized, and its unique bowl-shaped molecular structure and electronic spectra have been elucidated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1859-1860
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number18
Publication statusPublished - 1999 Sep 21
Externally publishedYes

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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