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Molecular tectonics : functionalized dipyrrins for the construction of metallo-­organic architectures

Abstract : The aim of this work was to develop new approaches for the functionalization of mono- and bis-dipyrrin derivatives at positions 1, 5, 9, which can be used as tectons for self-assembly with various metal centers for the construction of discrete entities and/or infinite periodic molecular networks. In the first part, a series of new 1,9-divinyldipyrrin derivatives functionalized by coordinating groups in positions 1 and 9 via a Knoevenagel reaction and bearing another coordinating or solubilizing unit in position 5 has been explored. The assembly of these ligands with B(III) or Zn(II) centers provide luminescent complexes, which can be used as metallatectons for the construction of heterometallic coordination polymers emissive in the solid state. In the second part, the synthetic strategy for novel species via a post-functionalization of 2,2’-bisdipyrrin derivatives featuring reactive groups at their periphery such as an aldehyde, amine or carboxylic acid moiety has been explored. On one hand, a tetrapyrrolic open-chain ligand bearing benzaldehyde units at the meso position was exploited for the preparation of a strapped helicate based on imine bond formation. On the other hand, the introduction of a p-benzoic acid on one/both side of the 2,2’-bisdipyrrin backbone has been employed for the formation of novel symmetric and dissymmetric amide-bearing derivatives. The assembly of these novel ligands with Zn(II) and Ni(II) cations has been particularly explored.
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Fan Zhang. Molecular tectonics : functionalized dipyrrins for the construction of metallo-­organic architectures. Other. Université de Strasbourg, 2017. English. ⟨NNT : 2017STRAF054⟩. ⟨tel-01737721⟩



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