cyclopentadiene

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cyclopentadiene

(ˌsaɪkləʊˌpɛntəˈdaɪiːn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless liquid unsaturated cyclic hydrocarbon obtained in the cracking of petroleum hydrocarbons and the distillation of coal tar: used in the manufacture of plastics and insecticides. Formula: C5H6
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ciclopentadiene
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when one cyclopentadienyl ring is replaced with an aryl functionality forming a species of the general formula of [[FeCpAr].sup.+][Z.sup.-] where Fe is iron (II), Cp is the cyclopentadienyl anion, Ar is the aryl group, and Z- is an appropriate anion, cationic photoinitiation of epoxides has been demonstrated to occur in the presence of particular solvents or Lewis bases such as an epoxide.