A non-fused mono-meso-free pentaphyrin and its rhodium(I) complex

Tomoki Yoneda, Hirotaka Mori, Byung Sun Lee, Min Chul Yoon, Dongho Kim, Atsuhiro Osuka

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5,10,15,20-Tetrakis(pentafluorophenyl) [22]pentaphyrin( 7 was synthesised and its bis-rhodium(I) complex 12 has been revealed to be a non-fused, yet planar pentaphyrin with an inverted pyrrole. Both 7 and 12 are aromatic, showing sharp Soret-like bands and diatropic ring currents.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6785-6787
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number54
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Jun 12

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • General Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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