IJOC  Vol.3 No.2 , June 2013
Preparation of Dithienylethene with Amino Groups, and Photochromic Behavior in Langmuir-Blodgett Film of the Amphiphilicdithienylethene
ABSTRACT


We successfully synthesized dithienylethene with amino groups. Then, we successfully prepared Langmuir-Blodgett (LB) films of the dithienylethene having ammonium cation group when dodecyl benzene sulfonic acid was employed as an anionic counter ion. From X-ray diffraction profiles, however, it was demonstrated that they did not form well-defined layered structure; X-ray diffraction peaks were much broadened. Photochromic behavior was confirmed in the LB films. Unfortunately, the LB films were not so stable; photochromic reaction was observed only several times in the LB films.



Cite this paper
T. Fujise, M. Takeshita, K. Sakaguchi and M. Era, "Preparation of Dithienylethene with Amino Groups, and Photochromic Behavior in Langmuir-Blodgett Film of the Amphiphilicdithienylethene," International Journal of Organic Chemistry, Vol. 3 No. 2, 2013, pp. 158-161. doi: 10.4236/ijoc.2013.32019.
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