Element-Blocks π-Conjugated Polymers by Post-element-Transformation Technique

  • Ikuyoshi Tomita


The synthesis of a new class of π-conjugated polymers possessing versatile element-blocks is described. That is, regioregular organotitanium polymers having titanacyclopentadiene-2,5-diyl units, which are obtained from a low-valent titanium complex and diynes, are subjected to the polymer reactions with elements-containing electrophiles to produce π-conjugated polymers possessing unique element-blocks. Optoelectronic features of the resulting element-blocks π-conjugated polymers are also described.


Polymer reactions π-Conjugated polymers Organometallic polymers Heteroles Chemosensors 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Chemical Science and Engineering, School of Materials and Chemical TechnologyTokyo Institute of TechnologyYokohamaJapan

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