Photochromism of some thienobenzopyrans

Christopher D. Gabbutt, John D. Hepworth, B. Mark Heron, Steven M. Partington

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The synthesis and photochromic properties of several novel thienobenzopyrans are presented. The presence of thiophene ring was found to bring about a red shift of λmax. The mode of ring fusion of the thiophene ring has a profound effect on the rate of fade of the photogenerated species.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)73-77
Number of pages5
JournalDyes and Pigments
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2000
Externally publishedYes


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