Date of Award

6-1971

Document Type

Union College Only

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science

Department

Chemistry

Language

English

Abstract

The purpose of this project was the synthesis of bis-acenaphth[l,2-a] acenaphthene. The synthetic route attempted was the preparation of 1,8-naphthalylnaphthalene by reacting 1,8-dilithionaphthalene with acenaphthene- quinone followed by oxidation with lead tetracetate and treatment of the diketone with 1,8-dilithionaphthalene to give the product.

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