Crystal and Molecular Structure of Diphenyl

  • An Erratum to this article was published on 16 December 1961

Abstract

X-RAY diffraction studies of crystalline diphenyl have been described by a number of authors1–4 but the bond-distances and bond-angles have not been determined as accurately as in other aromatic compounds recently reported5. A detailed X-ray investigation of this structure has now been completed, and in view of the relevance of accurate structural information to modern valency theory, some results of this analysis are reported here.

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ROBERTSON, G. Crystal and Molecular Structure of Diphenyl. Nature 191, 593–594 (1961). https://doi.org/10.1038/191593a0

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