A novel neutral organic electron donor with record half-wave potential

Hardeep S Farwaha, Gotz Bucher, John A Murphy

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Tricyclic donor 26 has been prepared and is the most reducing neutral ground-state organic molecule known, with an oxidation potential 260 mV more negative than the previous record. Cyclic voltammetry shows that a 2-electron reversible redox process occurs in DMF as solvent at −1.46 V vs. Ag/AgCl.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8073-8081
Number of pages9
JournalOrganic and Biomolecular Chemistry
Publication statusPublished - 6 Nov 2013

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