Posts Tagged ‘Remi Chauvin’

Carbobenzene: benzene with a difference

Friday, April 16th, 2010

Some molecules, when you first see them, just intrigue. So it was with carbobenzene, the synthesis of a derivative of which was recently achieved by Remi Chauvin and co-workers (DOI: 10.1002/chem.200601193). Two additional carbon atoms have been inserted into each of the six C-C bonds in benzene.