10. Cyclic phosphines

  1. Frank R. Hartley
  1. L. D. Quin1 and
  2. A. N. Hughes2

Published Online: 22 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470034439.ch10

Organophosphorus Compounds (1990)

Organophosphorus Compounds (1990)

How to Cite

Quin, L. D. and Hughes, A. N. (1990) Cyclic phosphines, in Organophosphorus Compounds (1990) (ed F. R. Hartley), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470034439.ch10

Editor Information

  1. Cranfield Institute of Technology, Cranfield, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Chemistry, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Chemistry, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 25 JUL 1990

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471926078

Online ISBN: 9780470034439



  • isomerism;
  • cycloadditions;
  • phospholes;
  • dibenzophospholes;
  • carbocyclic


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Some Special Properties of Phosphorus in Cyclic Phosphines

  • Reactions that Form Cyclic Phosphines

  • Syntheses of Fully Unsaturated Phosphacyclo-Pentadiene Derivatives: 1H- and 2H- Phospholes, Fused-Ring Phospholes, Phospholyl Anions and Phospholes Containing Additional Heteroatoms

  • Synthesis of Fully Unsaturated Six-Membered Heterocycles of Phosphorus: λ3-Phosphinines, Fused-Ring λ3-Phosphinines and λ3-Phosphinines Containing Additional Heteroatoms

  • Some Special Properties of Fully Unsaturated Five- and Six-Membered λ3-Phosphorus Heterocycles

  • References