Synthesis and properties of 9-anthryldiphosphene

Takahiro Sasamori, Akihiro Tsurusaki, Noriyoshi Nagahora, Kazunari Matsuda, Yoshihiko Kanemitsu, Yasuaki Watanabe, Yukio Furukawa, Norihiro Tokitoh

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The first stable 9-anthryldiphosphene, TbtP=P(9-Anth) (1: Tbt = 2,4,6-tris[bis(trimethylsilyl)methyl]phenyl, 9-Anth = 9-anthryl), was synthesized and its properties were revealed by spectroscopic and X-ray crystallographic analyses. The weak fluorescence of 1 was observed in hexane solution.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1382-1383
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Dec 5


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Sasamori, T., Tsurusaki, A., Nagahora, N., Matsuda, K., Kanemitsu, Y., Watanabe, Y., Furukawa, Y., & Tokitoh, N. (2006). Synthesis and properties of 9-anthryldiphosphene. Chemistry Letters, 35(12), 1382-1383.