In agreement with theory, the title compounds 1 and 2, which were prepared by CpCo-catalyzed cycloisomerizations of appropriate oligoalkynylbenzenes, display physical properties that are in contrast with those of the corresponding linear isomers, but that are very similar to those of the angular topomers.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Angewandte Chemie - International Edition|
|State||Published - Mar 15 1999|
- Strained molecules
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