beta-Butylsulfanyl quater-, sexi-, and octithiophenes were synthesized by oxidative coupling with iron(III) chloride from 3-butylsulfanyl-2,2'-bithiophene. quaterthiophene was also generated through coupling reactions. The nmr characterization of oligomers is reported and discussed.
Synthesis of beta-butylsulfanyl alpha-oligothiophenes from 3-butylsulfanyl-2,2 '-bithiophene / Iarossi, Dario; Mucci, Adele; Schenetti, Luisa; Sodini, V.. - In: JOURNAL OF HETEROCYCLIC CHEMISTRY. - ISSN 0022-152X. - STAMPA. - 36:(1999), pp. 241-247.