Steric interactions between methoxy and tert-butyl groups are the reason that 2 only exists as p-phenylene-bis(N-tert-butylaminoxyl) B. The p-phenylenebis(N-tert-butylaminoxyl) 1 has the p-quinonediimine N,N'-dioxide structure Q in solution as well as in the crystalline state.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Angewandte Chemie - International Edition|
|Publication status||Published - Jun 19 1998|
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