cyclodehydrogenation

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cyclo- +‎ dehydrogenation

Noun[edit]

cyclodehydrogenation (plural cyclodehydrogenations)

  1. (organic chemistry) Any reaction in which cyclization is accompanied by dehydrogenation
    • 2015, Pascal Ruffieux, Shiyong Wang, Bo Yang, Carlos Sanchez, Jia Liu, Thomas Dienel, Leopold Talirz, Prashant Shinde, Carlo A. Pignedoli, Daniele Passerone, Tim Dumslaff, Xinliang Feng, Klaus Muellen, Roman Fasel, “On-surface synthesis of graphene nanoribbons with zigzag edge topology”, in arXiv[1]:
      Here, we describe the successful bottom-up synthesis of ZGNRs, which are fabricated by the surface-assisted colligation and cyclodehydrogenation of specifically designed precursor monomers including carbon groups that yield atomically precise zigzag edges.