Quadruple Decker [3.3][3.3][3.3]orthocyclophane acetal - An orthocyclophane ladder

Shuntaro Mataka, Kouichiro Shigaki, Tsuyoshi Sawada, Yoshihara Mitoma, Masahiko Taniguchi, Thies Thiemann, Kazuya Ohga, Naoyoshi Egashira

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Through clever bridging of orthocyclophanes (in this case by acetalization), molecules such as 1 can be formed with four benzene rings in a stacked face-to-face arrangement. UV/Vis spectroscopic and electrochemical properties of 1 are governed by π-π through-space interactions within the molecule.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2532-2534
Number of pages3
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Issue number18
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2 1998
Externally publishedYes


  • Cations
  • Cyclic voltammetry
  • Cyclophanes
  • Stacking interactions

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • General Chemistry


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