Microwave-accelerated synthesis of lengthy and defect-free poly(m-phenyleneethynylene)s via AB′ and A2 + BB′ polycondensation routes

Anzar Khan, Stefan Hecht

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A novel microwave-assisted polycondensation protocol involving an in-situ activation/coupling scheme has been developed and applied to the preparation of lengthy poly(m-phenyleneethynylene)s without diyne defects via either AB′ or A2 + BB′ approaches.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)300-301
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Feb 7
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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