Chapter 1. Theoretical Studies on Acetylenic Scaffolds

  1. Prof. Dr. François Diederich2,
  2. Prof. Dr. Peter J. Stang3 and
  3. Prof. Dr. Rik R. Tykwinski4
  1. Remi Chauvin and
  2. Christine Lepetit

Published Online: 24 OCT 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527605487.ch1

Acetylene Chemistry: Chemistry, Biology, and Material Science

Acetylene Chemistry: Chemistry, Biology, and Material Science

How to Cite

Chauvin, R. and Lepetit, C. (2005) Theoretical Studies on Acetylenic Scaffolds, in Acetylene Chemistry: Chemistry, Biology, and Material Science (eds F. Diederich, P. J. Stang and R. R. Tykwinski), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527605487.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Laboratorium für Organische Chemie, ETH Hönggerberg, HCI, CH-8093 Zürich, Switzerland

  2. 3

    Department of Chemistry, University of Utah, 315S 1400E, Rm. 2020, 84112 Salt Lake City, USA

  3. 4

    Department of Chemistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2G2, Canada

Author Information

  1. CNRS, Laboraoire de Chimie de Coordination, 205 Route Narbonne, 31077 Toulouse, Cedex 4, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 OCT 2005
  2. Published Print: 14 DEC 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527307814

Online ISBN: 9783527605484

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Keywords:

  • acetylene chemistry;
  • biology and material science;
  • theoretical studies;
  • acetylenic scaffolds;
  • linear acetylenic scaffolds;
  • cyclic acetylenic scaffolds;
  • star-shaped acetylenic scaffolds;
  • cage acetylenic scaffolds

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Linear Acetylenic Scaffolds

    • The Dicarbon Molecule and Acetylene

    • Uncapped Pure sp Carbon Chains

    • Capped All-sp Oligoacetylenic Chains

    • Hybrid sp-sp2 Oligoacetylenic Molecules

    • Hybrid sp-sp3 Oligoacetylenic Molecules

  • Cyclic Acetylenic Scaffolds

    • Hybrid sp-sp3 Rings

    • Hybrid sp-sp2 Rings (Dehydroannulenes)

    • carbo-Heteroannulenes

  • Star-Shaped Acetylenic Scaffolds

    • Atomic Cores

    • Rod Cores

    • Cyclic Cores

  • Cage Acetylenic Scaffolds

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgements