Synthesis and Photolysis of Biphenylenetetracarboxylic Dianhydride in Low-temperature Neon Matrixes
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Biphenylenetetracarboxylic dianhydride was synthesized by dimerization of benzynedicarboxylic anhydride generated quantitatively by laser photolysis in low-temperature matrixes. Synthesized dianhydride was used as a precursor of matrix photolysis. It was isolated in a neon matrix and photolyzed to form biphenylynedicarboxylic anhydride, a novel aryne species.
- Chemistry Letters
Chemistry Letters 37(3), 334-335, 2008-03-05
The Chemical Society of Japan