A pro-aromatic bisphenaleno-thieno[3,2-b]thiophene (BPT-TIPS) was synthesized and compared with an anti-aromatic bisindeno-thieno[3,2-b]thiophene (S2-TIPS). BPT-TIPS showed larger diradical character, stronger absorption, longer excited state lifetime and better redox amphotericity than S2-TIPS.
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