cubane


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cubane

(ˈkjuːbeɪn)
n
(Elements & Compounds)
a. a rare octahedral hydrocarbon formed by eight CH groups, each of which is situated at the corner of a cube. Formula: C8H8
b. (as modifier): cubane chemistry.
[C20: from cube1 + -ane]
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Part two contains chapters on cyclobutarenes; organometallic derivatives; synthesis and reactivity in the photochemistry of cyclobutanes; photodimerization of crystalline olefins in the solvent-free photosynthesis of cyclobutanes; chemistry of cubane and other prismanes; bicyclo[2.
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US -- For 20 years, researchers at the University of Chicago and the Naval Research Laboratory labored to find a use for cubane, one of the world's densest hydrocarbons.
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