Arsole Aromaticity Revisited
Using quantum chemical methodology, we reinvestigate the aromaticity of the much debated arsole, using the newly developed gauge-including magnetically induced currents (GIMIC) method. GIMIC provides a quantitative measure of the induced ring current strength, showing arsole to be moderately aromatic. Comparison is made with pyrrole, phosphole, and cyclopentadiene.
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Document Type: Review Article
Affiliations: Department of Chemistry, Laboratory for Instruction in Swedish, P. O. Box 55, FI-00014 University of Helsinki, Finland.
Publication date: 2005-08-01
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