One "click" access to self-complementary molecular modules for halogen bonding

G. Cavallo (Corresponding Author), P. Metrangolo, T. Pilati, G. Resnati, A. Scrivanti, M. Aversa, E. Cariati

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Abstract

Novel D-p-A push-pull chromophores were synthesized in good yields by CuAAc coupling of 4-X-2,3,5,6-tetrafluorophenyl-1-azides (X = H, Br, I) with 4-ethynyl-dimethylaniline. Thanks to the self-complementary binding sites at the molecular ends, the iodo derivative self-organizes in the solid state forming head-to-tail halogen-bonded one-dimensional unlimited chains. The second-order NLO properties of the iodo compound have been investigated by the solution-phase electric field induced second-harmonic generation method (EFISH).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)36723-36727
JournalRSC Advances
Volume6
Issue number43
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

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    Cavallo, G., Metrangolo, P., Pilati, T., Resnati, G., Scrivanti, A., Aversa, M., & Cariati, E. (2016). One "click" access to self-complementary molecular modules for halogen bonding. RSC Advances, 6(43), 36723-36727. https://doi.org/10.1039/c6ra05341f