Chapter 1. Pioneers of Carbon-rich Compounds

  1. Prof. Michael M. Haley1 and
  2. Prof. Rik R. Tykwinski2
  1. Charles A. Johnson II and
  2. Michael M. Haley

Published Online: 13 JUN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527607994.ch1

Carbon-Rich Compounds: From Molecules to Materials

Carbon-Rich Compounds: From Molecules to Materials

How to Cite

Johnson, C. A. and Haley, M. M. (2006) Pioneers of Carbon-rich Compounds, in Carbon-Rich Compounds: From Molecules to Materials (eds M. M. Haley and R. R. Tykwinski), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527607994.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Chemistry, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon 97403-1253, USA

  2. 2

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

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemistry, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon 97403-1253, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 JUN 2006
  2. Published Print: 6 FEB 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527312245

Online ISBN: 9783527607990

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Keywords:

  • carbon-rich compounds;
  • history

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • 19th Century Achievements

  • 1900–1928: Dawn of the Twentieth Century

  • 1929–1949: Rise of the Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon

  • 1950–1969

    • The Annulenes, Dehydrobenzoannulenes, and Phenylacetylene Scaffolding

    • Fused Polycyclic and peri-Condensed Benzenoid Systems

    • The Helicenes, Radialenes, Fulvalenes, and Circulenes

  • 1970–Present: The Way Ahead