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Cyclobutarenes

Cyclobutanes (2005)

  1. Amnon Stanger

Published Online: 15 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470682531.pat0329

Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups

Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups

How to Cite

Stanger, A. 2009. Cyclobutarenes . Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups. .

Author Information

  1. Technion—Israel Institute of Technology, Department of Chemistry, The Lise Meitner-Minerva Center for Computational Quantum Chemistry, The Institute of Catalysis, Science and Technology, Haifa, Israel

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 DEC 2009

Abstract

  • 1
    Introduction
  • 2
    Preparation of Benzocyclobutenes
  • 3
    Reactions of Benzocyclobutenes
  • 4
    Structural Aspects
  • 5
    Benzocyclobutadienes and Phenylenes
  • 6
    Summary
  • 7
    Acknowledgments

Keywords:

  • benzocyclobutenes and preparation methods;
  • cyclobutarenes and cyclobutane family of compounds;
  • benzocyclobutene preparation;
  • strain energy of benzocyclobutene;
  • benzocyclobutenes as synthetic intermediates;
  • strain-induced bond localization (SIBL) or Mills–Nixon Effect;
  • HOMA—Harmonic Oscillator Model of Aromaticity;
  • benzocyclobutabenzenes in organic chemistry