cyclooctane


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cyclooctane

[¦sī·klō′äk‚tān]
(organic chemistry)
(CH2)8 A cyclic alkane melting at 9.5°C; used as an intermediate in production of plastics, fibers, adhesives, and coatings. Also known as octomethylene.
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Under a compressive force, there was bond breakage in the mechanically weak cyclooctane photodimers of Di-AC, such that there is reversion to the fluorescent anthracene-type monomers.
The specialty chemicals company is a leader in the production of industrially available cyclic C8 monomers and offers the four most important synthetic chemicals in this field 1,5-cyclooctadiene (COD), cyclooctene (COE), cyclooctane (COAN), and 4-vinylcyclohex-1-ene (VCH).