[12.12]Paracyclophanedodecaynes C36H8 and C36Cl8: The smallest paracyclophynes and their transformation into the carbon cluster ion C36-

Yoshito Tobe*, Ryutaro Furukawa, Motohiro Sonoda, Tomonari Wakabayashi

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4072-4074
Number of pages3
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Volume40
Issue number21
DOIs
StatePublished - 5 Nov 2001

Keywords

  • Carbon clusters
  • Cyclophanes
  • Fullerenes
  • Macrocycles
  • Polyynes

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