Concerted rotation in a tertiary aromatic amide: Towards a simple molecular gear

Jonathan Clayden*, Jennifer H. Pink

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

At least 90% of the rotations about the Ar-CO bond in amide 1 are concerted with rotation about the C-N bond. As a result, 1 demonstrates features of a simple molecular gear.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1937-1939
Number of pages3
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Volume37
Issue number13-14
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 3 Aug 1998

Keywords

  • Amides
  • Atropisomerism
  • Molecular devices
  • Molecular dynamics

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