Planar tetracoordinate carbons in cyclic hydrocarbons

Nancy Perez, Thomas Heine, Robert Barthel, Gotthard Seifert, Alberto Vela, Miguel Angel Mendez-Rojas, Gabriel Merino

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(Figure Presented) A series of cyclic hydrocarbons containing a planar tetracoordinate carbon atom is proposed. To rationalize the electronic factors contributing to the stability of these molecules, an analysis of the molecular orbitals and the induced magnetic field is presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1509-1512
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Apr 14

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry


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