Azoxybenzene

azoxybenzene

[ə¦zäk·sē′ben‚zēn]
(organic chemistry)
C6H5NO=N‒C6H5 A compound existing in cis and trans forms; the cis form melts at 87°C; the trans form comprises yellow crystals, melting at 36°C, insoluble in water, soluble in ethanol.
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Azoxybenzene

 

C6H5N = N(O)C6H5, the simplest azoxy compound; pale yellow crystals, melting point of 36°C. It was discovered by N. N. Zinin in 1845.

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