Demystifying the dendralenes

Emily G. Mackay 1  and Michael S. Sherburn 1
  • 1 Research School of Chemistry, The Australian National University, Canberra ACT 0200, Australia

We present herein an overview of our ongoing studies with dendralenes. The first synthetic routes to this fundamental family of compounds have revealed long-hidden secrets in hydrocarbon chemistry and set the scene for synthetic and materials chemistry applications.

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