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Rearrangements of Cyclobutanes

Cyclobutanes (2005)

  1. J. M. Tanko

Published Online: 15 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470682531.pat0325

Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups

Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups

How to Cite

Tanko, J. M. 2009. Rearrangements of Cyclobutanes. Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups. .

Author Information

  1. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Department of Chemistry, Blacksburg, VA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 DEC 2009

Abstract

  • 1
    Introduction
  • 2
    Thermal Rearrangements of Cyclobutanes
  • 3
    Rearrangements of Cyclobutyl-Containing Reactive Intermediates
  • 4
    Closing Remarks
  • 5
    Acknowledgment

Keywords:

  • cyclobutane thermal rearrangements;
  • activation energies for stereomutation;
  • cyclobutane (and related) carbocation chemistry;
  • cyclobutylcarbinyl (and related) systems;
  • rate of ring opening;
  • resonance stabilization;
  • rearrangement and radical-stabilizing substituents on cyclobutane ring;
  • ‘hole catalyzed’ (radical cation) Diels–Alder reaction