Tetraiodoallene, I2C≤C≤CI2 - The missing link between I2C≤CI2 and I2C≤C≤C≤CI2 - And the oxidation product, 2,2-diiodoacrylicacid, I2C≤CH(CO2H)

Michael I. Bruce, Nicholas J. Head, Brian W. Skelton, Mark A. Spackman, Allan H. White

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The X-ray structure of tetraiodoallene is reported. On standing, atmospheric hydrolysis converts this compound into 2,2-diiodoacrylic acid, for which a structure has also been determined. Energy framework diagrams have been constructed for the two compounds.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)70-73
Number of pages4
JournalAustralian Journal of Chemistry
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2018

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