Stereochemistry of polyethylated aromatic systems

Vered Marks, Hugo E. Gottlieb*, Silvio E. Biali

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Abstract

Hexaethylbenzene adopts a conformation with the ethyl groups perpendicular to the aromatic ring and oriented in a fully alternated up-down arrangement. The synthesis, stereochemistry and rotational barriers of systems possessing two polyethylaryl rings in spatial proximity (e.g., decaethylbiphenyl, octaethylbiphenylene) are reviewed.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)1825-1835
Number of pages11
JournalEuropean Journal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2003

Keywords

  • Arenes
  • Arynes
  • Biaryls
  • Stereochemistry
  • Steric hindrance

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