Rotation of Aryl Groups in 9,10-Diarylphenanthrenes: Does the Rotational Barrier Become Lower as the Backbone Becomes More Crowded?

Jen Yi Li, Hung Ing Chang, Chieh Ning Feng, Yao Ting Wu

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Abstract

A series of 9,10-diarylphenanthrenes was prepared, and their structures and dynamic behaviors were both theoretically and experimentally investigated. A more twisted and crowded phenanthrene backbone was associated with a lower barrier to the rotation of an aryl group.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6444-6447
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Volume18
Issue number24
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Dec 16

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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