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Solvent free oxidative coupling polymerization of 3-hexylthiophene (3HT) in the presence of FeCl₃ particles
- Hirai, T., Nagae, Y., White, K. L., Kamitani, K., Kido, M., Uchiyama, T., Nishibori, M., Konishi, Y., Yokomachi, K., Sugimoto, R., Saigo, K., Ohishi, T., Higaki, Y., Kojio, K., Takahara, A.
- RSC advances 2016 v.6 no.113 pp. 111993-111996
- ferric chloride, polymerization, solvents
- A solvent free oxidative coupling reaction of 3-hexylthiophene (3HT) within a nanocavity is reported. It is found that 3HT can be encapsulated in nanocavities larger than 1 nm, which corresponds to the size of the molecule. In this case, the side reaction at the 4-position in 3HT is regulated.