Dibenzonaphthyridinones: Heterocycle-to-Heterocycle Synthetic Strategies and Photophysical Studies

Teresa A. Palazzo, Digambara Patra, Joung S. Yang, Elsy El Khoury, Mackenzie G. Appleton, Makhluf J. Haddadin, Dean J. Tantillo, Mark J. Kurth

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Abstract

A heterocycle-to-heterocycle strategy is presented for the preparation of highly fluorescent and solvatochromic dibenzonaphthyridinones (DBNs) via methodology that leads to the formation of a tertiary, spiro-fused carbon center. A linear correlation between the results of photophysical experiments and time dependent density functional theory calculations was observed for the λmax of excitation for DBNs with varying electronic character.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5732-5735
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Volume17
Issue number23
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 17 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Biochemistry

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    Palazzo, T. A., Patra, D., Yang, J. S., El Khoury, E., Appleton, M. G., Haddadin, M. J., Tantillo, D. J., & Kurth, M. J. (2015). Dibenzonaphthyridinones: Heterocycle-to-Heterocycle Synthetic Strategies and Photophysical Studies. Organic Letters, 17(23), 5732-5735. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.orglett.5b02680