Posts Tagged ‘alkyne’

π-Facial hydrogen bonds to alkynes (revisited): how close can an acidic hydrogen approach?

Monday, April 17th, 2017
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Following on from my re-investigation of close hydrogen bonding contacts to the π-face of alkenes, here now is an updated scan for H-bonds to alkynes. The search query (dataDOI: 10.14469/hpc/2478) is similar to the previous one:

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A wider look at π-complex metal-alkene (and alkyne) compounds.

Monday, June 13th, 2016
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Previously, I looked at the historic origins of the so-called π-complex theory of metal-alkene complexes. Here I follow this up with some data mining of the crystal structure database for such structures.

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Joining up the pieces. Peroxidation of ethyne.

Monday, July 9th, 2012
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Sometimes, connections between different areas of chemistry just pop out (without the help of semantic web tools, this is called serendipity). So here, I will try to join up some threads which emerge from previous posts.

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