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Diindeno-fusion of an anthracene as a design strategy for stable organic biradicals

Overview of attention for article published in Nature Chemistry, May 2016
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Title
Diindeno-fusion of an anthracene as a design strategy for stable organic biradicals
Published in
Nature Chemistry, May 2016
DOI 10.1038/nchem.2518
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Authors

Gabriel E. Rudebusch, José L. Zafra, Kjell Jorner, Kotaro Fukuda, Jonathan L. Marshall, Iratxe Arrechea-Marcos, Guzmán L. Espejo, Rocío Ponce Ortiz, Carlos J. Gómez-García, Lev N. Zakharov, Masayoshi Nakano, Henrik Ottosson, Juan Casado, Michael M. Haley

Abstract

The consequence of unpaired electrons in organic molecules has fascinated and confounded chemists for over a century. The study of open-shell molecules has been rekindled in recent years as new synthetic methods, improved spectroscopic techniques and powerful computational tools have been brought to bear on this field. Nonetheless, it is the intrinsic instability of the biradical species that limits the practicality of this research. Here we report the synthesis and characterization of a molecule based on the diindeno[b,i]anthracene framework that exhibits pronounced open-shell character yet possesses remarkable stability. The synthetic route is rapid, efficient and possible on the gram scale. The molecular structure was confirmed through single-crystal X-ray diffraction. From variable-temperature Raman spectroscopy and magnetic susceptibility measurements a thermally accessible triplet excited state was found. Organic field-effect transistor device data show an ambipolar performance with balanced electron and hole mobilities. Our results demonstrate the rational design and synthesis of an air- and temperature-stable biradical compound.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Japan 3 2%
Spain 2 1%
Russia 1 <1%
Unknown 142 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 41 28%
Researcher 27 18%
Student > Bachelor 15 10%
Student > Master 11 7%
Student > Doctoral Student 9 6%
Other 33 22%
Unknown 12 8%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Chemistry 106 72%
Materials Science 11 7%
Physics and Astronomy 6 4%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3 2%
Medicine and Dentistry 1 <1%
Other 2 1%
Unknown 19 13%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 150. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 30 June 2021.
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#173,871
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Outputs from Nature Chemistry
#84
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#4,366
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Outputs of similar age from Nature Chemistry
#6
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