Synthesis of Novel meso-Indole- and meso-Triazatruxene-BODIPY Dyes

Sadak A. E. , Goren A. C. , BOZDEMİR Ö. A. , SARAÇOĞLU N.

CHEMISTRYSELECT, vol.2, no.32, pp.10512-10516, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 2 Issue: 32
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/slct.201701897
  • Title of Journal : CHEMISTRYSELECT
  • Page Numbers: pp.10512-10516


In this study, the effects of the heteroaromatic indole ring on the chemical and photophysical properties of BODIPY (4,4-difluoro-4-bora-3a,4a-diaza-s-indacene) dyes were investigated. Four BODIPY derivatives with indole rings at the meso- position were synthesized and three of them were converted into the corresponding styryl-derivatives in reasonable yields. To obtain a more complex indole-based trimeric BODIPY derivative in the form of a triazatruxene, several attempts were made by using indole trimerization chemistry and the photophysical studies on the resulting triazatruxene-BODIPY dye revealed a solvent polarity dependent fluorescence behavior, which may be important in the prospective organic electronic applications.