Phenoxyl Radicals Ferromagnetically Attached to a Cyclic π-Conjugation: 2,8,14-Trisoxyphenyltribenzotrisdehydro[12]Annulene

Yong Jin Pu*, Masahiro Takahashi, Eishun Tsuchida, Hiroyuki Nishide

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A dehydro[12]annulene C3-symmetrically annelated with a phenoxyl-bearing benzene was synthesized. The dehydroannulene molecule was a quartet in the ground state, and the cyclic and planar π-conjugation of the dehydroannulene acted as an effective ferromagnetic coupler between the pendant spins.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-10
Number of pages10
JournalMolecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals Science and Technology Section A: Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals
Publication statusPublished - 1999


  • Annulene
  • Ferromagnetic interaction
  • Phenoxyl radical
  • Quartet molecule

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics


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