Carbenadibenzocycloheptane: Steady-State and Time-Resolved Spectroscopic Laser Studies

S. H. Doss, A. A. Abdel-wahab, E. M. Frühof, H. Dürr, I. R. Gould, N. J. Turro

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A Hammett study of the reactions of carbenadibenzocycloheptane with para-substituted styrenes indicates that this carbene adds to the styrenes as a weak ambiphile. Evidence is obtained that reaction from both singlet and triplet states of this carbene can be observed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)434-438
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number3
StatePublished - Feb 1 1987
Externally publishedYes

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  • Organic Chemistry


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