Title

The crystal and molecular structure of 2,3,5,6- tetraphenyl-1,4-dithiin

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-1-2002

Publisher

Elsevier for The Japan Institute of Heterocyclic Chemistry

Abstract

The phenyl rings in 2,3,5,6-tetraphenyl-1,4-dithiin have neither of the two most obvious configurations: all perpendicular to the dithiin ring (paddlewheel), or parallel to the dithiin double bonds (butterfly). Instead, there are two phenyls in each orientation.