Intrinsically thermochromic fluorans

Farid Azizian, Amanda J. Field, B. Mark Heron, Colin Kilner

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A Suzuki coupling strategy has been employed to access a series of novel fluorans substituted with a phenolic moiety. These fluorans display good thermochromism in methyl stearate and obviate the need for traditional complex formulations containing acidic colour developers.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)750-752
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number5
Early online date24 Nov 2011
Publication statusPublished - 18 Jan 2012
Externally publishedYes


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