Small rings. 86. Attempts to synthesize alkyltri-tert-butyltetrahedranes by the cyclopentadienone route; photochemical behavior of the cyclopentadienones.

In: Liebigs Annalen, (1995) ; Nr. 1, S. 147-151
ISSN: 0947-3440
Zeitschriftenaufsatz / Fach: Chemie
Only tetra-tert-butyltetrahedrane can be synthesized by photochem. CO extrusion from tetra-tert-butylcyclopentadienone. This strategy fails with other alkyltri-tert-butylcyclopentadienones. Crystal structures of four tert-butylcyclopentadienones were detd.