The isolation and photochemistry of individual atropisomers of photochromic diarylethenes

Martin Walko, Ben L. Feringa*

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Abstract

All three atropisomers of photochromic diarylethenes were isolated for the first time and the stereospecific photochemical switching process studied by UV-vis and CD spectroscopy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1745-1747
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume14
Issue number17
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007

Keywords

  • ASYMMETRIC CATALYSIS
  • LIQUID-CRYSTAL
  • QUANTUM YIELD
  • PHOTOCYCLIZATION
  • DOPANT
  • PHASES

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