Further evidence for spontaneous solid-state polymerisation reactions in 2,5-dibromothiophene derivatives

H.J. Spencer, R. Berridge, D.J. Crouch, S.P. Wright, M. Giles, I. McCulloch, S.J. Coles, M.B. Hursthouse, P.J. Skabara

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Abstract

Three new, highly crystalline 2,5-dibromothiophene compounds polymerise on standing in the absence of solvent and catalyst; X-ray crystallography shows that the molecules are held in close proximity by several short intermolecular contacts, facilitating the coupling of monomers.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2075-2077
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Materials Chemistry
Volume13
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2003

Keywords

  • chemistry
  • physical
  • materials science

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    Spencer, H. J., Berridge, R., Crouch, D. J., Wright, S. P., Giles, M., McCulloch, I., ... Skabara, P. J. (2003). Further evidence for spontaneous solid-state polymerisation reactions in 2,5-dibromothiophene derivatives. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 13(9), 2075-2077. https://doi.org/10.1039/b307575n