Synthesis and computational studies of hyperpolarizable zig-zag chromophores

Man Shing Wong*, Jean François Nicoud

*Corresponding author for this work

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The highly hyperpolarizable zig-zag chromophores were synthesized using palladium coupling reactions and their nonlinear optical properties were studied by AM1 semi-empirical methods showing the possession of large off-diagonal hyperpolarizable, β, tensor components.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6113-6116
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number33
Publication statusPublished - 15 Aug 1994

Scopus Subject Areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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