Photochemical behaviour of the bicyclo[5,1,0]octadienyl anion

H. Kloosterziel, M. Roy

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Irradn. of liq. NH3 solns. of the title anion (I), prepd. by reaction of bicyclo [5.1.0]-octadiene with KNH2, gave the cyclooctatrienyl anion (II). II photochem. disproportionated by proton transfer, giving, e.g., the cyclooctatetraene dianion.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)352-352
Number of pages1
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1972


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