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The Lithium Metal Reduction of π-Conjugated Hydrocarbons and Fullerenes

Organolithium Compounds (2006)

  1. Ivan Aprahamian,
  2. Mordecai Rabinovitz

Published Online: 15 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470682531.pat0344

Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups

Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups

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Aprahamian, I. and Rabinovitz, M. 2009. The Lithium Metal Reduction of π-Conjugated Hydrocarbons and Fullerenes. Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups. .

Author Information

  1. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Department of Organic Chemistry, Jerusalem, Israel

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 DEC 2009

Abstract

  • 1
    Introduction
  • 2
    Different Means for Gaining Stability
  • 3
    Chemical Reactions of Lithium Salts
  • 4
    Lithium-Reduced Cyclophanes
  • 5
    Reduction of Polycyclic Bowls—The Case of Corannulene
  • 6
    Other Supramolecular Dimers with Lithium
  • 7
    Lithium Reduction of Fullerenes—Reduced Polycyclic Balls
  • 8
    Picotube—A Simple Model of Nanotubes
  • 9
    Per-Arylated Benzenes—Towards Extended Polycycles
  • 10
    Solid State NMR

Keywords:

  • lithium cation ion solvation equilibria;
  • NMR Spectroscopy—tool of choice in polycyclic anion study;
  • ion solvation equilibria;
  • lithium-reduced cyclophanes;
  • ‘annulene-within-an-annulene’ model;
  • supramolecular dimers with lithium;
  • lithium reduction of fullerenes—reduced polycyclic balls;
  • per-arylated benzenes—towards extended polycycles