acetylide

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acetylide

[ə′sed·əl‚īd]
(organic chemistry)
A compound formed from acetylene with the H atoms replaced by metals, as in cuprous acetylide (Cu2C2).
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Todd Marder's, MCIC, longtime interest in rhodium and iridium acetylides has lead to their exploitation as synthons for generating organometallic polymers which also conduct electricity in one dimension.