A central idea in organic chemistry for the past 50 years is that cyclopropenyl anion is antiaromatic. A correlation between cycloalkene acidities and allylic bond angles reveals that energetically this is not case, cyclopropenyl anion is nonaromatic.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of Organic Chemistry|
|State||Published - Jul 19 2013|