The Formation and an Unusual Dimerization of 2‐Mesityl‐1,1‐bis(trimethylsilyl)silene

Clemens Krempner, Helmut Reinke, Hartmut Oehme

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A formal role as monoene and also as diene by utilizing the mesityl substituent is possible for the unstable silene 1. In the absence of scavengers, 1 dimerizes in an unusual [2 + 4] reaction to form 2 as soon as it is prepared from (Me3Si)3SiC(OH)Mes. (Figure Presented.)

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1615-1618
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie International Edition in English
Issue number15-16
StatePublished - Sep 2 1994


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