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Structures of Ethylene Oxide and Cyclopropane

Nature volume 159, pages 712713 (24 May 1947) | Download Citation

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MY suggestion1 that ethylene oxide and cyclopropane might be portrayed as (I)-(II) rather than (III)-(IV) has been criticized2,3. I wish, therefore, to discuss my suggestion further.

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    , Nature, 159, 165 (1947).

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    , Nature, 159, 400, (1947).

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    , Nature, 159, 508 (1947).

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    , Helv. Chim. Acta, 28, 474 (1945).

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    , in course of publiation.

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  1. Laboratory of Physical Chemistry, Cambridge.

    • A. D. WALSH

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