Ketene dithioacetal as a π-electron donor in second-order nonlinear optical chromophores

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1689-1690
Journal / PublicationJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number14
Publication statusPublished - 1994
Externally publishedYes


It is shown experimentally that the ketene dithioacetal group is very effective as an electron-donating group in the design and synthesis of thermally stable and efficient second-order nonlinear optical chromophores.