Journal of Chemistry

Journal of Chemistry / 2012 / Article

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Volume 9 |Article ID 297582 | 6 pages |

Ab Initio Study of Atropisomers of Derivatives of N-Benzyl-2-phenylpyridinium Ions

Received27 Nov 2010
Accepted05 Jan 2011


Ab initio calculation at RHF/6-31G* level of theory for geometry optimization of conformers of N-benzyl-2-phenylpyridinium ions are reported. The series of electron-withdrawing and electron-donating groups have been replaced by 3-H phenyl and benzyl of N-benzyl-2-phenylpyridinium ions and the energy difference between the syn- and anti- forms discussed in terms of π-π stacking.

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