Spiropentane as a tensile spring.
In: Journal of the American Chemical Society (J.Am.Chem.Soc.), Jg. 111 (1989) ; Nr. 4, S. 1501-1503
Zeitschriftenaufsatz / Fach: Chemie
X-ray analyses of spiropentane (I) and its bridged analogs II and III showed that several bond lengths differed from their calcd. values. The bending of the spiropentane unit in III is greater than in II, whereas the torsion is released.