Journal article

Improved synthesis of dithieno[3,2-b : 2 ',3 '-d] thiophene (DTT) and derivatives for cross coupling

J Frey, AD Bond, AB Holmes

CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS | ROYAL SOC CHEMISTRY | Published : 2002

Abstract

An improved synthesis of dithieno[3,2-b:2',3'-d]thiophene (DTT) and its 2,6- and 3,5-dibromo derivatives has been devised; Stille cross coupling of 2,5-(bistrimethylstannyl)-DTT afforded the oligomer 12.

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