Chapter 6. Heavy Analogs of Aromatic Compounds

  1. Vladimir Ya. Lee and
  2. Akira Sekiguchi

Published Online: 21 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470669266.ch6

Organometallic Compounds of Low-Coordinate Si, Ge, Sn and Pb: From Phantom Species to Stable Compounds

Organometallic Compounds of Low-Coordinate Si, Ge, Sn and Pb: From Phantom Species to Stable Compounds

How to Cite

Lee, V. Ya. and Sekiguchi, A. (2010) Heavy Analogs of Aromatic Compounds, in Organometallic Compounds of Low-Coordinate Si, Ge, Sn and Pb: From Phantom Species to Stable Compounds, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470669266.ch6

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Pure and Applied Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 23 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470725436

Online ISBN: 9780470669266

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Keywords:

  • heavy analogs of aromatic compounds;
  • aromaticity, chemical concept in organic and inorganic chemistry;
  • energetic criterion of aromaticity - and quantum chemical calculation of stabilization through cyclic electron delocalization;
  • cyclobutadiene dication derivatives;
  • frontier molecular orbital diagram - and cyclopentadienide ion;
  • aromatic dianionic derivatives - sila-, germa- or stannacyclopentadiene fragment;
  • antiaromaticity, and cyclic conjugated 4n π-electron systems;
  • cyclopropenyl anion antiaromaticity;
  • heavy aromatic reactivity - transition metal complexation;
  • tetrasilacyclobutadiene dication, pentasilacyclopentadienide ion, hexasilabenzene and heptasilatropylium ion

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Early Studies

  • Stable Compounds (Synthesis and Structure)

  • Summary and Outlook

  • References