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o-Xylylene


Reaction thermochemistry data

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Data compiled by: Hussein Y. Afeefy, Joel F. Liebman, and Stephen E. Stein

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o-Xylylene = Bicyclo[4.2.0]octa-1,3,5-triene

By formula: C8H8 = C8H8

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar-13.1kcal/molKinRoth and Scholz, 1981gas phase
Deltar-10.6 ± 0.45kcal/molCmRoth, Biermann, et al., 1978liquid phase

Bicyclo[4.2.0]octa-1,3,5-triene = o-Xylylene

By formula: C8H8 = C8H8

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar11.1 ± 0.2kcal/molEqkRoth, Ebbrecht, et al., 1988gas phase

References

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Data compilation copyright by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce on behalf of the U.S.A. All rights reserved.

Roth and Scholz, 1981
Roth, W.R.; Scholz, B.P., Energy profile of the o-quinodimethane = benzocyclobutene equilibrium. Part 2., Chem. Ber., 1981, 114, 3741-3750. [all data]

Roth, Biermann, et al., 1978
Roth, W.R.; Biermann, M.; Dekker, H.; Jochems, R.; Mosselman, C.; Hermann, H., Energy profile of the o-quinodimethane-benzocyclobutene equilibrium, Chem. Ber., 1978, 111, 3892-3903. [all data]

Roth, Ebbrecht, et al., 1988
Roth, W.R.; Ebbrecht, T.; Beitat, A., o-Quinodimethane-benzocyclobutene equilibrium: oxygen trapping technique, Chem. Ber., 1988, 121, 1357-1358. [all data]


Notes

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