(equation presented) As part of an investigation into new synthetic routes to poly(peri-naphthalene), the synthesis and cycloaromatization of tetraethynylbiphenyls is described. The temperature-dependent cyclization of biphenyls containing unsubstituted alkynes provides the desired perylene in good yield.
|Number of pages||3|
|State||Published - Apr 6 2000|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
- Organic Chemistry