Energy barriers in ring-opening and ring-closing reactions of hydrocarbons

  • G. I. Levi
  • A. A. Balandin
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Summary

  1. 1.

    Calculation from the equations of the multiplet theory of the heights of the energy barriers in reactions of hydrogenolysis of hydrocarbons with opening of 3-, 4-, and 5-membered rings and of dehydrocyclization with formation of a cyclopentane ring gives results that agree with the experimental data.

     
  2. 2.

    The value of the energy of the bond formed between a C atom of cyclopentane and a platinum catalyst was estimated.

     

Keywords

Experimental Data Platinum Hydrocarbon Energy Barrier Cyclopentane 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. I. Levi
    • 1
  • A. A. Balandin
    • 1
  1. 1.N. D. Zelinskii Institute of Organic Chemistry of the Academy of Sciences of the USSRUSSR

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