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Title: Cyclic (amino)(barrelene)carbenes: an original family of CAACs through a novel synthetic pathway
A novel family of cyclic (alkyl)(amino)carbenes, which we name cyclic (amino)(barrelene)carbenes (CABCs) is reported. The key synthetic step involves an intramolecular [4+2] cyclization of an anthracene derivative with an alkyne. This synthetic approach allows for the attachment of both aryl and alkyl groups on the nitrogen atom. When used as ligand, two of the barrelene hydrogens are in close contact with the metal, which could stabilize low valent catalytic intermediates.  more » « less
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Chemical Communications
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7519 to 7521
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National Science Foundation
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