The preferred conformation of α-fluoroamides

JW Banks, AS Batsanov, JA Howard, David O'Hagan, HS Rzepa, S Martin-Santamaria

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Abstract

X-Ray structures of two alpha-fluoroamide derivatives show the O=C-C-F moiety tending towards a trans planar conformation, for which ab initio calculations suggest a deep (up to 8 kcal mol(-1)) potential minimum.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2409-2411
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Chemical Society, Perkin Transactions 2
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1999

Keywords

  • FLUOROCARBOXYLIC ACIDS
  • NEUTRON-DIFFRACTION
  • FLUORINE
  • FLUOROGLYCINES
  • ACCEPTOR

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