ol8b02014_si_001.pdf (7.73 MB)
Synthesis and Photophysical Characterization of Azoheteroarenes
journal contributionposted on 2018-08-06, 11:35 authored by Yongjin Xu, Chunxia Gao, Joakim Andréasson, Morten Grøtli
A set of azoheteroarenes have been synthesized with Buchwald–Hartwig coupling and microwave-assisted O2 oxidation as the key steps. Several compounds exhibit good to excellent photoswitching properties (high switching efficiency, good fatigue resistance, and thermal stability of Z-isomer) relevant for photocontrolled applications, which pave the way for use in photopharmacology.