Silacyclopropene: Generation by High-Vacuum Flash Pyrolysis and Matrix-Spectroscopic Identification

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  • Prof. Dr. Günther Maier,

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    1. Institut für Organische Chemie der Universität, Heinrich-Buff-Ring 58, D-35392 Giessen (Germany). Telefax: Int. code + (641)702–5712
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  • Dipl.-Chem. Harald Pacl,

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  • Dr. Hans Peter Reisenauer

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  • Hetero π Systems, Part 21. This work was supported by the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie and by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft.–Part 20: ref. [10].

  • Dedicated to Professor Manfred Regitz on the occasion of his 60th birthday

Abstract

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Since the first synthesis of a silacyclopropene, efforts have been made to prepare the unsubstituted parent compound 3. This goal has finally been achieved: Pyrolytic elimination of trimethylsilane from 1 initially leads to the silanediyl 2, which cyclizes to 3.

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