Kekulene

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Kekulene
Skeletal formula
Ball-and-stick model
Identifiers
CAS number 15123-47-4 YesY
PubChem 5460755
ChemSpider 4574217
ChEBI CHEBI:32987
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Properties
Molecular formula C48H24
Molar mass 600.70 g mol−1
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

Kekulene is a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon and a circulene with the chemical formula C48H24. It was first synthesized in 1978, and was named in honor of August Kekulé, the discoverer of the structure of the benzene molecule.

References[edit]

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  • Zhou, Zhongxiang (1995). "Are kekulene, coronene, and corannulene tetraanion superaromatic? Theoretical examination using hardness indices". Journal of Physical Organic Chemistry 8 (2): 103. doi:10.1002/poc.610080209.