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Imposing Curvature on a Polyarene by Intramolecular Palladium-Catalyzed Arylation Reactions:  A Simple Synthesis of Dibenzo[a,g]corannulene

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posted on 2000-04-26, 00:00 authored by Helge A. Reisch, Matthew S. Bratcher, Lawrence T. Scott
Palladium catalysis has been found to offer an effective solution-phase alternative to gas-phase flash vacuum pyrolysis as a method for converting the planar ring system of 7,10-di(2-bromophenyl)fluoranthene (4) to that of the C28H14 bowl-shaped fullerene fragment dibenzo[a,g]corannulene (5).