Photochemical and Redox Switching in a Ring-closed Isomer of Thioindigo-extended Quinone
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A new dispiro π-system having a bis(2,6-di-<I>tert</I>-butylcyclohexadienone) unit was synthesized and characterized. Photoirradiation gave an ESR-active bis(phenoxy) radical and electrochemical reduction formed a bis(phenoxide) ion both by ring-opening.
- Chemistry Letters
Chemistry Letters 36(3), 386-387, 2007-03-05
The Chemical Society of Japan