Physical Organic Chemistry of Quinodimethanes

  • Yoshito Tobe
  • Takashi Kubo

Part of the Topics in Current Chemistry Collections book series (TCCC)

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About this book


The series Topics in Current Chemistry Collections presents critical reviews from the journal Topics in Current Chemistry organized in topical volumes. The scope of coverage is all areas of chemical science including the interfaces with related disciplines such as biology, medicine and materials science. The goal of each thematic volume is to give the non-specialist reader, whether in academia or industry, a comprehensive insight into an area where new research is emerging which is of interest to a larger scientific audience.

Each review within the volume critically surveys one aspect of that topic and places it within the context of the volume as a whole. The most significant developments of the last 5 to 10 years are presented using selected examples to illustrate the principles discussed. The coverage is not intended to be an exhaustive summary of the field or include large quantities of data, but should rather be conceptual, concentrating on the methodological thinking that will allow the non-specialist reader to understand the information presented. Contributions also offer an outlook on potential future developments in the field.


Quinodimethanes Reactive intermediates Benzenoid Quinodimethanes Open-shell singlet Diradicaloids Singlet Fission Optical Materials

Editors and affiliations

  • Yoshito Tobe
    • 1
  • Takashi Kubo
    • 2
  1. 1.The Institute of Scientific and Industrial ResearchOsaka UniversityIbarakiJapan
  2. 2.Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of ScienceOsaka UniversityToyonakaJapan

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Chemistry and Materials Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-93301-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-93302-3
  • Series Print ISSN 2367-4067
  • Series Online ISSN 2367-4075
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