NMR and computational studies of the chemical reduction of [2.2]paracyclophane: Formation of dianionic p-xylenyl oligomers

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Abstract

Reaction of [2.2]paracyclophane with K/Na alloy in THF gives a p-xylylenyl dianion together with its dimer and trimer which are relatively stable at low temperatures; at ambient temperatures further polymerization takes place.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)150-151
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Volume10
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Jan 21

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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