Preparation and spin-spin interaction of 4,4′(anthracene-1,8-diyl)bis(1-methyl-2,6-diphenylpyridinyl)

Keiji Okada, Kouzou Matsumoto, Masaji Oda, Hisao Murai, Kimio Akiyama, Yusaku Ikegami

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4,4′-(Anthracene-1,8-diyl)bis(1-methyl-2,4,6-triphenylpyridinylyl) (2) which was prepared by 3%-Na-Hg reduction of the corresponding dication was found to be singlet in the ground state, the triplet state lies very little (12.5 cal/mol) above the singlet state.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6693-6694
Number of pages2
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number37
Publication statusPublished - 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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