Borirane

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Borirane
Skeletal formula of borirane
Space-filling model of borirane
Identifiers
39517-80-1
ChemSpider 14566055 YesY
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Properties
BC
2
H
5
Molar mass 39.872 g mol−1
Melting point −129 °C (−200 °F; 144 K)
Boiling point −24 °C (−11 °F; 249 K)
15.425 g dm−3
Related compounds
Related heterocycles
Aziridine
Ethylene oxide
Thiirane
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Borirane is the organic compound with the formula BC
2
H
5
. It is a cyclic boroether. This means that it is composed of 2 alkyl groups attached to a boranylidene moetity in a cyclic shape (circular). This colourless, flammable gas is the simplest borirane, a three-membered ring consisting of two carbon and one boron atom. Borirane is isomeric with ethylideneborane.

This compound has five isomers[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stone, F. G. A.; Abel, E. W. (1987). Organometallic Chemistry 16. London: Royal Society of Chemistry. p. 40.