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Intrinsic chirality of triple‐layered naphthalenophane and related graphs


We prove that the graph of triple‐layered naphthalenophane and an infinite class of related graphs are all intrinsically chiral. We also give examples to illustrate that not all graphs which are contractible to a Möbius ladder with three rungs are necessarily intrinsically chiral.

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Flapan, E., Forcum, B. Intrinsic chirality of triple‐layered naphthalenophane and related graphs. Journal of Mathematical Chemistry 24, 379–388 (1998).

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