Chapter 9. Geometric Constraints in Cyclic Molecules

  1. Prof. Dr. Jack D. Dunitz

Published Online: 26 APR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783906390390.ch9

X-Ray Analysis and the Structure of Organic Molecules, Second Edition

X-Ray Analysis and the Structure of Organic Molecules, Second Edition

How to Cite

Dunitz, J. D. (1995) Geometric Constraints in Cyclic Molecules, in X-Ray Analysis and the Structure of Organic Molecules, Second Edition, Verlag Helvetica Chimica Acta, Zürich. doi: 10.1002/9783906390390.ch9

Author Information

  1. Laboratorium für Organische Chemie, ETH-Zentrum, Universitätstrasse 16, CH-8092 Zürich, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 APR 2007
  2. Published Print: 31 AUG 1995

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783906390147

Online ISBN: 9783906390390

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Keywords:

  • cyclic molecules;
  • geometric constraints

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Geometric constraints

  • Four-membered rings

  • Five-membered rings

  • Six-membered rings

    • Six-membered rings and octahedra

    • Other approaches to the flexibility problem

  • Larger rings

  • Bicyclic systems

  • Polycyclic molecules with high symmetry