Baldridge, Kim K.; Biggs, Bluegrass; Blaser, Dieter; Boese, Roland; Gilbertson, Robert D.; Haley, Michael M.; Maulitz, Andreas H.; Siegel, Jay S.:

X-ray crystal and ab initio structure of 3-ethynylcyclopropene: a curiously short carbon-carbon double bond.

In: Chemical Communications (Cambridge), (1998) ; Nr. 10, S. 1137-1138
ISSN: 1359-7345
Zeitschriftenaufsatz / Fach: Chemie
The X-ray crystal structure of 3-ethynylcyclopropene shows that the carbon-carbon double bond of the mol. is unusually short [1.255(2) .ANG.], whereas theor. calcns. suggest a relative insensitivity of the bond length to adjacent orbital interactions.