Synthesis and Characterisation of Arene Borazine Hybrids

  • Liam Emmett

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD


We present the synthesis and characterisation of novel single organic molecules known as phenoxylene borazines and borazatruxenes. Using temperature-dependant and concentration-dependant 1H NMR, we probe the supramolecular aggregation of these molecules in solution. Finally, we synthesise 2D hybrid material comprised of electron delocalised benzene rings and electron localised borazine rings. Using a combination of solid-state 11B and 13C NMR techniques, Raman spectroscopy and XPS, we confirm the presence of benzene and borazine regions in these novel materials.
Date of Award8 Dec 2015
Original languageEnglish
Awarding Institution
  • University of Bath
SupervisorDan Pantos (Supervisor)


  • Borazine
  • Benzene
  • Hybrid materials
  • BNC
  • 2D materials
  • Phenoxylene
  • Borazatruxene
  • Supramolecular chemistry
  • Organic
  • amine-boranes
  • Solid state NMR
  • XPS
  • raman
  • Fluorescence
  • polycyclic aromatic-hydrocarbons
  • BN doping
  • molecular modelling

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