Hydrocarbons Containing Three Linearly Annellated Benzene Rings

Abstract

In 1832, Dumas and Laurent found in the high-boiling fractions of coal-tar a hydrocarbon which they called “paranaphthalene”. Laurent then investigated this hydrocarbon more closely and called it anthracene. Anthracene was re-investigated more thoroughly by Fritsche in 1857; he considered it to be a mixture of two compounds, “photene” and “photene”.

Keywords

Benzene Selenium Naphthalene Trimethyl Carbazole 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1964

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Clar
    • 1
  1. 1.University of GlasgowScotland

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