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Conjugated Dendrimers with oly(Phenylenevinylene) and Poly(Phenyleneethynylene) Scaffolds

[ Vol. 5 , Issue. 3 ]


Joaquin C. Garcia-Martinez, Enrique Diez-Barra and Julian Rodriguez-Lopez   Pages 267 - 290 ( 24 )


Fully conjugated dendrimers are interesting materials as active chromophores for a range of optoelectronic applications. The rigid and well-defined framework of these materials enables structure-property relationships to be more easily understood. In this paper, we summarize the main strategies for the synthesis of poly(phenylenevinylene)- and poly(phenyleneethynylene)-based dendrimers as well as approaches to hybrid dendritic structures that combine both scaffolds. Along with the synthetic features, some physical and chemical properties are also discussed.


Dendrimers, poly(phenylenevinylene), poly(phenyleneethynylene), organic synthesis, chromophores


Area de Quimica Organica, Facultad de Quimica, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha Avda, Camilo Jose Cela, 10, 13071-Ciudad Real, Spain.

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