Extensively fused oligopyrroles

Much of our synthetic effort is focused on the synthesis of extensively fused heteroaromatic molecules containing pyrrole rings. To this end, we explore various synthetic strategies (aromatic substitution, oxidative coupling, etc.)  and a number of structural motifs. We are particularly interested in the development of functional chromophores and fluorophores, and in the π--aggregation-driven self-assembly in condensed phases.