The smallest [n.n.]cyclophynes known, [12.12]para-cyclophanedodecaynes C36H8 and C36Cl8 (see picture), were generated by [2=2] cycloreversion of its precursor under photolytic and mass spectrometric conditions. The stepwise loss of chlorine atoms from the anion C36- in the gas phase.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Angewandte Chemie - International Edition|
|State||Published - 5 Nov 2001|
- Carbon clusters