Average octet radical polymer: A stable polyphenoxyl with star-shaped π conjugation

Hiroyuki Nishide, Makoto Miyasaka, Eishun Tsuchida

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An average spin quantum number of 7/2 is displayed by the star-shaped, π-conjugated polyradical 1, even with a spin concentration of 0.8 per monomer unit. Polymer 1 is stable at room temperature, and it is a powerful candidate for the synthesis of a feasible polymer with very high spin.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2400-2402
Number of pages3
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Issue number17
Publication statusPublished - 1998 Sep 18



  • EPR spectroscopy
  • Magnetic properties
  • Polymers
  • Polyradicals
  • Radicals

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  • Chemistry(all)

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