trans-2,3-Butylene carbonate

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trans-2,3-Butylene carbonate
Skeletal formula of trans-2,3-butylene carbonate
Ball-and-stick model of the trans-2,3-butylene carbonate molecule
Names
IUPAC name
trans-4,5-Dimethyl-[1,3]dioxolan-2-one
Identifiers
51260-48-1 (R,R) YesY
51261-82-6 (S, S) N
ChemSpider 8255915 N
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PubChem 10080377
Properties
C5H8O3
Molar mass 116.12 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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trans-2,3-Butylene carbonate is an organic compound with formula C
5
H
8
O
3
, or (H3C)2(C2H2)(CO3). It is an ester with a carbonate functional group bonded to both free ends of the trans-2,3-butylene group. It is also an heterocyclic compound with a five-membered ring containing two oxygen atoms, and can be viewed as a derivative of dioxolane, namely trans-4,5-dimethyl-1,3-dioxolan-2-one.

The compound is an aprotic polar solvent and has been proposed as an ingredient of the electrolyte of lithium batteries.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Geun-Chang Chung, Hyeong-Jin Kim, Song-Hui Jun and Myung-Hwan Kim (1999), New cyclic carbonate solvent for lithium ion batteries: trans-2,3-butylene carbonate. Electrochemistry Communications, volume 1, issue 10, pages 493-496. doi:10.1016/S1388-2481(99)00101-0