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a.1.(Chem.) Pertaining to, derived from, or related to, naphthalene; - formerly used to denote any one of a series of acids derived from naphthalene, and called naphthalene acids, now specifically referring to 1,8-naphthalenedicaboxylic acid, C12H8O4.
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max] values are comparable to those reported for aromatic polyesters of terephthalic acid (PET, PBT) and naphthalic acid (poly (ethylene naphthalate) (PEN)) [39].
The synthetic procedure involves the condensation of homologous amino alcohols with naphthalic anhydride and subsequent coupling with a heteroaromatic compound.
It is the product of the transesterification reaction between ethylene glycol and the methyl diester of naphthalic acid.