Practical synthesis of an amphiphilic, non-ionic poly(paraphenyleneethynylene) derivative with a remarkable quantum yield in water

Anzar Khan, Stephan Müller, Stefan Hecht

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Abstract

Aggregation of poly(para-phenyleneethynylene)s is efficiently suppressed by introduction of branched oligoethyleneglycol side chains rendering the polymer backbone, which is readily obtained using an A2 + BB′ polycondensation protocol, soluble and highly emissive in aqueous environments.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)584-586
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Feb 7

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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