J. Phys. IV France 114 (2004) 557
Acetylenic scaffolding with derivatives of tetrathiafulvaleneM.B. Nielsen1, J.-P. Gisselbrecht2, S.B. Nielsen3, N. Thorup4, C. Boudon2 and M. Gross2
1 Department of Chemistry, University of Soutern Denmark, 5230 Odense M, Denmark
2 Laboratoire d'Électrochimie et de Chimie Physique du Corps Solide, UMR 7512, CNRS, Université Louis Pasteur, 67000 Strasbourg, France
3 Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Aarhus, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
4 Department of Chemistry, Technical University of Denmark, 2800 Lyngby, Denmark
A selection of tetrathiafulvalene (TTF) derivatives containing acetylenic moieties have been synthesized and studied by cyclic voltammetry and UV-Vis absorption spectroscopy. Ionization energy calculations on some extended TTFs were carried out employing the DFT method. Key words. Alkynes - -donors - tetrathiafulvalene.
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