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Is a CImage C quadruple bond possible?

Schleyer, Paul von Ragué and Maslak, Przemyslaw and Chandrasekhar, Jayaraman and Grev, Roger S (1993) Is a CImage C quadruple bond possible? In: Tetrahedron Letters, 34 (40). pp. 6387-6390.

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Ab initio computations Predict a minimum for a carbon-carbon quadruple bond in C2. While the computed C-C separation, 1.128 angstrom, fits Pauling's bond order-bond length relationship well, this result is an artifact of the restricted Hartree Fock theory.

Item Type: Journal Article
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Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Organic Chemistry
Depositing User: Ms TV Yashodha
Date Deposited: 11 Feb 2011 06:31
Last Modified: 11 Feb 2011 06:31
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/35519

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