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Synthetic Tuning of Electronic and Photophysical Properties of 2‑Aryl-1,3-Benzothiaphospholes

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posted on 02.08.2013, 00:00 by Joshua C. Worch, Danielle N. Chirdon, Andrew B. Maurer, Yunyan Qiu, Steven J. Geib, Stefan Bernhard, Kevin J. T. Noonan
A series of 2-aryl-1,3-benzothiaphospholes have been synthesized from 1-mercapto-2-phosphinobenzene and a variety of acid chlorides. The structure of 2-phenyl-1,3-benzothiaphosphole was established using X-ray diffraction. The electrochemical and photophysical properties of each benzothiaphosphole are reported and some of these molecules exhibit reversible 1-electron reductions.