Synthesis and properties of bis(hetaryl)azo dyes
Mingxing Wang, Kazumasa Funabiki and Masaki Matsui*
*Department of Materials Science and Technology, Faculty of Engineering, Gifu University, Yanagido, Gifu 501-1193, Japan, Email: matsuiapchem.gifu-u.ac.jp
M. Wang, K. Funabiki, M. Matsui, Dyes and Pigments, 2003, 57, 77-86.
Unsymmetrical and symmetrical bis(hetaryl)azo dyes were prepared by diazotisation-coupling and oxidation reactions in moderate yields. Their absorption maxima were observed in the range of 427-631 nm, being more bathochromic than the corresponding non-hetarylazo derivatives.
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