Synthesis and characterisation of novel diketopyrrolopyrrole derivatives

Humphreys, Joshua (2018) Synthesis and characterisation of novel diketopyrrolopyrrole derivatives. PhD thesis, University of Nottingham.

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The main goal of this thesis was to design new small molecule DPP derivatives, which could have a multitude of potential applications in areas such as organic electronics and sensors. Based on literature precedent, four factors were chosen to manipulate in the design of novel DPP systems: the electron richness of the aryl unit, π - π stacking, chirality and hydrogen bonding. The influence of these modifications to the DPP system on the optical, electronic and structural properties was then investigated to screen materials for potential applications in the aforementioned areas and to gain greater understanding for future molecular design in terms of structure–property relationships.

Item Type: Thesis (University of Nottingham only) (PhD)
Supervisors: Amabilino, D. B
Champness, N.R.
Keywords: Diketopyrrolopyrrole, chromophore, π - π stacking, Donor-acceptor, optoelectronic,chirality, hydrogen bonding, self-assembly.
Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry > QD241 Organic chemistry
Faculties/Schools: UK Campuses > Faculty of Science > School of Chemistry
Item ID: 52863
Depositing User: Humphreys, Joshua
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2018 04:40
Last Modified: 11 Dec 2020 04:30

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