Synthesis and Functionalization of Corroles. An Insight on Their Nonlinear Optical Absorption Properties

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Volume 14, 8 Issues, 2017

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Synthesis and Functionalization of Corroles. An Insight on Their Nonlinear Optical Absorption Properties

Current Organic Synthesis, 11(1): 29-41.

Author(s): Carla I.M. Santos, Joana F.B. Barata, Mário J.F. Calvete, Luís S.H.P. Vale, Danilo Dini, Moreno Meneghetti, Maria G.P.M.S. Neves, Maria A.F. Faustino, Augusto C. Tomé and José AS Cavaleiro.

Affiliation: Department of Chemistry, University of Rome “La Sapienza”, 00185 Rome, Italy.


The development of efficient synthetic methodologies and post-functionalization procedures gave access to a wide variety of new corrole derivatives with potential applications in different areas. This paper reviews the preparation of meso-triaarylcorroles and their functionalization, namely via cycloaddition transformations, and describes the nonlinear optical (NLO) properties of a series of metal-free and gallium corroles with different peripheral substituents. The corroles studied were the free base 5,10,15-tris- (pentafluorophenyl)corrole, the corresponding gallium(III) complex and adducts obtained from 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition reaction. Correlations between the structure and the NLO effect of optical power limiting were attempted in our comparative analysis. The present contribution is one of the first reports on the effect of reverse saturable absorption in the visible spectrum generated by corrole-based complexes.


Corroles, cycloaddition reactions, functionalization, nanosecond pulse, optical limiting, reverse saturable absorption.

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Article Details

Volume: 11
Issue Number: 1
First Page: 29
Last Page: 41
Page Count: 13
DOI: 10.2174/15701794113106660084

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