Bidirectional redox molecular switches: Electron-induced cyclization and cycloreversion processes in metacyclophanes

Iluminada Gallardo, Gonzalo Guirado, Miquel Moreno, Gemma Prats, Michinori Takeshita

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Abstract

A reversible bidirectional ring-opening and ring-closing system triggered by electricity has been prepared by using metacyclophan-1-enes, a known thermo-photochromic molecular switch system (see scheme). Copyright © 2012 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9807-9812
JournalChemistry - A European Journal
Volume18
Issue number32
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 6 Aug 2012

Keywords

  • electric-triggered motions
  • electrochemistry
  • metacyclophanes
  • molecular devices
  • photochemistry
  • redox chemistry

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