Highly efficient, thermally and chemically stable nonlinear optical chromophores based on the α-perfluoroaryldicyanovinyl electron acceptors

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2391-2392
Journal / PublicationChemical Communications
Issue number23
Publication statusPublished - 7 Dec 1999
Externally publishedYes


A series of highly efficient, chemically and thermally stable (> 310 °C) nonlinear optical chromophores were prepared through the replacement of the most reactive CN group in tricyanovinylthiophene derivatives with perfluoroaryl units.