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The Formation and an Unusual Dimerization of 2-Mesityl-1,1-bis(trimethylsilyl)silene

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  • Dipl.-Chem. Clemens Krempner,

    1. Fachbereich Chemie der Universität, D-18051 Rostock (FRG), Telefax: Int. code + (381)498-1763
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  • Dr. Helmut Reinke,

    1. Fachbereich Chemie der Universität, D-18051 Rostock (FRG), Telefax: Int. code + (381)498-1763
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  • Prof. Dr. Hartmut Oehme

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    1. Fachbereich Chemie der Universität, D-18051 Rostock (FRG), Telefax: Int. code + (381)498-1763
    • Fachbereich Chemie der Universität, D-18051 Rostock (FRG), Telefax: Int. code + (381)498-1763
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  • This work was supported by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft and the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie.

Abstract

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A formal role as monoene and also as diene by utilizing the mesityl substituent is possible for the unstable silene 1. In the absence of scavengers, 1 dimerizes in an unusual [2 + 4] reaction to form 2 as soon as it is prepared from (Me3Si)3Si[BOND]C(OH)Mes.

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