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Palladium Induced Macrocyclic Preorganization for Stabilization of a Tetrathiafulvalene Mixed-Valence Dimer

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posted on 16.09.2011, 00:00 by Christopher Bejger, Christina M. Davis, Jung Su Park, Vincent M. Lynch, Jason B. Love, Jonathan L. Sessler
Ditopic metalation of a flexible “Pacman”-like tetrathiafulvalene (TTF) modified Schiff-base-calixpyrrole results in the stabilization upon oxidation of an otherwise difficult-to-access mixed-valence TTF radical dimer. EPR and optical spectroscopies were used to characterize the mixed-valence species.