Synthesis and Structure of a Diphospha[4]radialene

Kozo Toyota, Katsuya Tashiro, Masaaki Yoshifuji

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Diphospha[4]radialene 1 is planar and highly symmetrical in the crystal, and accessible from the corresponding 1,2‐dibenzyl‐substituted cyclobutene by bromination and debromination. The UV/VIS spectra of 1 indicate an extended π‐electron system. Ar = 2,4,6‐tBu3C6H2. (Figure Presented.)

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1163-1165
Number of pages3
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1993 Aug


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