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A deeper understanding of the Diels–Alder reaction

Lording, William James

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The Diels-Alder reaction was discovered in 1928 and has become the most efficient and practical method for the synthesis of six-membered carbocyclic and heterocyclic rings. This thesis comprises three chapters of results and discussion with the Diels-Alder reaction as a theme. Chapter 2 details an investigation of endo:exo selectivity in the Diels-Alder reactions of 1,3-butadiene. Chapter 3 explores aspects of the intramolecular Diels-Alder reactions of some substituted 1,3,8-nonatrienes,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014-06-30
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/11776

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