Cation effects on the cyclic voltammograms of azotoluene and the potassium cation selectivity of the electrochemically reduced azo-cryptand 7,16-azobis(1,3-phenylenemethylene)-1,4,10,13-tetraoxa-7,16-diazaoctadecane

Deborah A. Gustowski, Vincent J. Gatto, Angel Kaifer, Luis Echegoyen, Robert E. Godt, George W. Gokel

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Abstract

Azobenzenes are shown for the first time to exhibit substantial Li + and Na+ cation effects on their electrochemical behaviour, and although K+ does not interact with Ar-N=N-Ar, or its reduced form, a strong interaction is observed when K+ is bound as a cryptate complex.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)923-925
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number14
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1984
Externally publishedYes

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