A formal model of mesomeric effect in stereoregular polyenes has been developed on the basis of quantum-chemical structural data, and mesomeric constants for a series of π-electron-donor and π-electron-acceptor groups have been calculated. The proposed substituent scale can be used to design molecular structures with a high first hyperpolarizability, which are necessary for development of organic materials for nonlinear optics.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Russian Journal of General Chemistry|
|State||Published - Nov 1 1998|
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