cyclobutene


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cyclobutene

[¦sī·klō′byü‚tēn]
(organic chemistry)
C4H6 An asymmetrical cyclic hydrocarbon occurring in several isomeric forms. Also known as cyclobutylene.
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Category Main components Aromatic hydrocarbons Ethylbenzene, 1,3-dimethyl benzene, 1-methylene lH-indene, butylated hydroxy toluene, 1-methylnaphthalene, 2-methylnaphthalene Alkanes Undecane, dodecane, tridecane, tetradecane, pentadecane, hexadecane, 2,6,10-trimethyl dodecyl, 4-(prop-2 loxypropangl)octane, 2,6-dimethyl decane Alkenes 2-Propenylidene cyclobutene, cedrene, Seychelles alkene Aldehydes and ketones Hexanal, nonanal, benzaldehyde, acetophenone, undecanal Esters Butyl butyrate, 3-methyl heptanol acetate, 2 acrylic acid 2 ethylhexyl ester, oxalic acid acrylate Others TV-butyl ether
Also discussed are the reactions of cascade cyclizations, heterocyclization involving enyne-carbodiimides, and new achievements in some classical cycloaddition reactions, such as the Diels-Alder condensation with acetylenic dienophiles, [2+2] cycloadditions with an acetylene component leading to the creation of a cyclobutene ring, and new results in cyclobutene syntheses by [2+2] acyclization of phosphorus containing 1,3-butadiene derivatives synthesized starting with propargyl-type alcohols.
30) However, it is hard to investigate the interconversion between cyclobutene 23 and bicyclobutane 24, partly because 1,3-butadiene is the most stable isomer among 22-24.
6] isomers, because direct electrocyclic isomerization between bicyclobutane and cyclobutene is hard to be observed in the carbon systems.
The main components of the Lippia sidoides Cham, essential oil used in the present study were: cycloheptatriene, benzene, methyl-toluene, cyclobutene, carvacrol and thymol.
In order to study the effect of unsaturation on the ring strain in small cyclic molecules, the conventional strain energies for cyclobutene, azetidine-1-ene, phosphetane-1-ene, azetidine-2-ene, and phosphetane-2-ene are determined within the isodesmic, homodesmotic, and hyperhomodesmotic models.
Other copolymers such as those with cyclobutene and cyclopentene are being developed.
He's best known (or would like to think he is) for his recent studies of the photochemistry of cyclobutenes and other strained hydrocarbons of theoretical importance -- in spite of what the textbooks say, the photo-chemical conversion of cyclobutene to butadiene apparently does not follow orbital symmetry selection rules