Journal of Fluorescence

, Volume 24, Issue 2, pp 329–335 | Cite as

Synthesis and Spectroscopic Studies of N,N’-dialkyl Derivatives of Antisymmetrical 2H,5H-Dihydropyrrolo[3,4-c]pyrrole-1,4-diones

  • Secil Celik Erbas
  • Serap Alp


2,5-dihydropyrrolo[3,4-c]pyrrole-1,4-dione derivatives (DPP) are chemically stable, fluorescent molecules, known as High Performance Pigments. Preparation of the soluble derivatives of DPPs provides great advantage in designing the optic sensor for new and existing applications and overcoming aggregation problems in solid matrices. For this purpose, the synthesis of antisymmetric DPPs and the formation of new organic dyes through N,N’-dialkylation and their spectroscopic studies have been carried out both in solutions and in solid phase.


High performance pigments Fluorophores Antisymmetric Diketopyrrolopyrrole 



We thank Dokuz Eylul University for support of this work (Scientific Research Project-2007.KB.FEN. 058)


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ChemistryUniversity of Dokuz Eylul, The Graduate School of Natural and Applied SciencesIzmirTurkey
  2. 2.Department of ChemistryUniversity of Dokuz Eylul, Faculty of SciencesIzmirTurkey

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