• Covalently linked bisporphyrins bearing tetraphenylporphyrin and perbromoporphyrin units: Synthesis and their properties

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      Bisporphyrins; brominated porphyrins; electrochemical redox; fluorescence studies

    • Abstract

       

      A series of covalently linked bisporphyrins bearingmeso-tetraphenylporphyrin (TPP) and octabromotetraphenylporphyrin (OBTPP) units have been synthesised and characterised. Electrochemical studies on these bisporphyrins showed an anodic shift (∼ 30–60 mV) of the TPP unit and a cathodic shift (∼40-80 mV) of OBTPP in redox potentials. Further, steady-state fluorescence studies on bisporphyrins indicated dramatic decrease in fluorescence quantum yields of the TPP moiety. Electrochemical redox and fluorescence data seem to suggest the possible existence of intramolecular interactions in these bisporphyrins

    • Author Affiliations

       

      Puttaiah Bhyrappa1 V Krishnan2

      1. Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, Chennai - 600 036, India
      2. Inorganic and Physical Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore - 560 012, India
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