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X-ray crystal structure of 1,4-diphenylbutadiyne

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Crystals of 1,4-Diphenylbutadiyne,1, have been isolated from the decomposition of the cuprate prepared from the reaction between lithium phenylacetylide and copper(I)cyanide in diethylether solution at room temperature. 1,4-Diphenylbutadiyne,I, organizes itself into the expectedherringbone motif in the solid state.

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Surette, J.K.D., MacDonald, M., Zaworotko, M.J. et al. X-ray crystal structure of 1,4-diphenylbutadiyne. J Chem Crystallogr 24, 715–717 (1994). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01668237

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  • cuprate
  • diyne
  • herringbone