Volume 153 1990

Advances in the Theory of Benzenoid Hydrocarbons

ISBN: 978-3-540-51505-0 (Print) 978-3-540-48185-0 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

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    Pages 1-25

    Benzenoid hydrocarbons in space: The evidence and implications

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    Pages 27-39

    The distortive tendencies of delocalized π electronic systems. Benzene, cyclobutadiene and related heteroannulenes

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    Pages 41-55

    The spin-coupled valence bond description of benzenoid aromatic molecules

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    Pages 57-83

    Semiempirical valence bond views for benzenoid hydrocarbons

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    Pages 85-99

    Scaling properties of topological invariants

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    Pages 101-122

    Molecular topology and chemical reactivity of polynuclear benzenoid hydrocarbons

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    Pages 123-143

    A periodic table for benzenoid hydrocarbons

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    Pages 145-179

    Calculating the numbers of perfect matchings and of spanning trees, Pauling's orders, the characteristic polynomial, and the eigenvectors of a benzenoid system

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    Pages 181-193

    The existence of Kekulé structures in a benzenoid system

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    Pages 195-209

    Peak-valley path method on benzenoid and coronoid systems

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    Pages 211-226

    Rapid ways to recognize Kekuléan benzenoid systems

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    Pages 227-253

    Methods of enumerating Kekulé structures, exemplified by applications to rectangle-shaped benzenoids

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    Pages 255-272

    Clar's aromatic sextet and sextet polynomial

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    Pages 273-289

    Caterpillar (Gutman) trees in chemical graph theory