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1,2,4,5-Tetrabromobenzene is used in the synthesis of diethynyltriptycene-linked dipyridyl ligands, in the generation of dibenzyne. It is also used to produce 6,7-dibromo-1,4-epoxy-1,4-dihydronaphthalene at temperature of -23°C.
Jeremy J Kodanko.; Anna J Morys.; Stephen J Lippard. Synthesis of diethynyltriptycene-linked dipyridyl ligands. Organic Letters. 2005, 7 (21), 4585-4588.
Subash Chandra Sahoo.; Shashi Bhushan Sinha.; M S R N Kiran.; Upadrasta Ramamurty.; Arcan F Dericioglu.; C Malla Reddy.; Panče Naumov. Kinematic and mechanical profile of the self-actuation of thermosalient crystal twins of 1,2,4,5-tetrabromobenzene: a molecular crystalline analogue of a bimetallic strip. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2013, 135 (37), 13843-13850.
For use in the generation of dibenzyne, and discussion of its trapping with various dienophiles, see: Org. Synth ., 75, 2001 (1997):
Gefahrenhinweise (EU): H315-H319-H335
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