Variable temperature 1H NMR spectroscopic studies of 2, 6-di(o-anisyl) anisole show syn and anti atropisomers at low temperature. The barrier for interconverting these isomers by rotation about the aryl-aryl bond, found by fitting the experimental data, is 41.2 kJ/mol.
- conformational analysis
- dynamic NMR
- quantum chemical calculations
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- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
- Organic Chemistry