Synthesis of the Core Compound of the BODIPY Dye Class: 4,4′-Difluoro-4-bora-(3a,4a)-diaza-s-indacene
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- Schmitt, A., Hinkeldey, B., Wild, M. et al. J Fluoresc (2009) 19: 755. doi:10.1007/s10895-008-0446-7
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We report the synthesis and characterization of the missing reference core compound 4,4-Difluoro-4-bora-(3a,4a)-diaza-s-indacene 1 of the BODIPY fluorescent dye class. The compound exhibits a fluorescence lifetime of 7.2 ns and has a high photostability.