Oxetene

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Oxetene
Oxetene.png
Names
IUPAC name
2H-Oxete
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
4652799
ChEBI
ChemSpider
Properties
C3H4O
Molar mass 56.06326
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

Oxetene is an unsaturated heterocycle. The compound is unstable and has been synthesized.[1] Compared to oxetane, the saturated compound, oxetene is destabilized because the double bond increases the ring strain. Synthesis of some substituted derivatives has been reported.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Friedrich, Louis; Lam, Yuk-Sun (1981). "Syntheses and reactions of 3-phenyloxete and the parent unsubstituted oxete". The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 46 (2): 306–311. doi:10.1021/jo00315a016. 
  2. ^ Longchar, M.; Bora, U.; Boruah, R. C.; Sandhu, J. S. (2002). "A Convenient Synthesis of Oxetene Via [2+2]Cycloaddition Reaction Under Microwave Irradiation". Synthetic Communications. 32 (23): 3611. doi:10.1081/SCC-120014973. 
  3. ^ Martino, Philip C.; Shevlin, Philip B. (1980). "Oxetene: Synthesis and energetics of electrocyclic ring opening". Journal of the American Chemical Society. 102 (16): 5429. doi:10.1021/ja00536a069.