Achieving excellent tradeoffs among optical, chemical and thermal properties in second-order nonlinear optical chromophores

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1237-1238
Journal / PublicationChemical Communications
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 1996
Externally publishedYes


A new class of second-order nonlinear optical chromophores resulting from the replacement of the most reactive CN group in tricyanovinylthiophene derivatives with aryl units, are designed and synthesized.