The addition of disilanes to cumulenes

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The syntheses of silicon-containing compounds and the studies of their rearrangements have been active research areas in the Barton research group. Previously, the addition of disilanes to acetylenes was studied in the group and an intramolecular 2S + 2A mechanism has been proposed. In this thesis, the work is focused on the addition of disilanes to cumulenes. The syntheses of the precursors are discussed and the possible mechanisms for their thermal, photochemical and catalytic rearrangements are proposed. Conjugated organic polymers have been studied in the group since 1985 because of their potential for exhibiting high electroconductivity, photoconductivity, strong non-linear optical ... continued below

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Chen, Y. October 8, 1997.

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The syntheses of silicon-containing compounds and the studies of their rearrangements have been active research areas in the Barton research group. Previously, the addition of disilanes to acetylenes was studied in the group and an intramolecular 2S + 2A mechanism has been proposed. In this thesis, the work is focused on the addition of disilanes to cumulenes. The syntheses of the precursors are discussed and the possible mechanisms for their thermal, photochemical and catalytic rearrangements are proposed. Conjugated organic polymers have been studied in the group since 1985 because of their potential for exhibiting high electroconductivity, photoconductivity, strong non-linear optical response and intense fluorescence. In the second section of this dissertation, the synthesis and property studies of poly(phenylene vinylene) analogues are discussed.

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  • Other Information: DN: Thesis submitted to Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA (US); TH: Thesis (M.S.)

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  • Report No.: IS-T--1828
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-82
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 654345
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc710634

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Chen, Y. The addition of disilanes to cumulenes, thesis or dissertation, October 8, 1997; Iowa. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc710634/: accessed September 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.