- Formula: C13H12
- Molecular weight: 168.2344
- IUPAC Standard InChI:
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- IUPAC Standard InChIKey: ALLIZEAXNXSFGD-UHFFFAOYSA-N
- CAS Registry Number: 643-58-3
- Chemical structure:
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- Other names: Biphenyl, 2-methyl-; o-Methylbiphenyl; 2-Methyl-1,1'-biphenyl; 2-Methylbiphenyl; 2-Phenyltoluene; o-Phenyltoluene; 1-Methyl-2-phenylbenzene; 2-Methyldiphenyl
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Phase change data
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Data compiled as indicated in comments:
BS - Robert L. Brown and Stephen E. Stein
TRC - Thermodynamics Research Center, NIST Boulder Laboratories, Kenneth Kroenlein director
ALS - Hussein Y. Afeefy, Joel F. Liebman, and Stephen E. Stein
DRB - Donald R. Burgess, Jr.
|Tboil||532. ± 7.||K||AVG||N/A||Average of 12 values; Individual data points|
|Tfus||272.95||K||N/A||Goodman and Wise, 1951||Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.15 K; TRC|
|Tfus||418.||K||N/A||Cook, Dickson, et al., 1950||TRC|
|Tfus||272.95||K||N/A||Goodman and Wise, 1950||Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.1 K; TRC|
|vapH°||66.3 ± 0.5||kJ/mol||V||Steele, Chirico, et al., 1995||ALS|
|vapH°||66.3||kJ/mol||N/A||Steele, Chirico, et al., 1995||DRB|
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Goodman and Wise, 1951
Goodman, I.A.; Wise, P.H., Synthesis & purification of some alkylbiphenyls & alkylbicyclohexyls., Natl. Advis. Comm. Aeronaut., Tech. Note NACA TN 2260, Lewis Flight Propulsion Lab., Cleveland, Ohio, 1951. [all data]
Cook, Dickson, et al., 1950
Cook, J.W.; Dickson, G.T.; Jack, J.; Loudon, J.D.; McKeown, J.; MacMillan, J.; Williamson, W.F., Colchicine and Related Compounds, J. Chem. Soc., 1950, 139. [all data]
Goodman and Wise, 1950
Goodman, I.A.; Wise, P.H., Dicycloic Hydrocarbons I. 2-Alkylbiphenyls, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1950, 72, 3076. [all data]
Steele, Chirico, et al., 1995
Steele, W.V.; Chirico, R.D.; Smith, N.K., The standard enthalpies of formation of 2-methylbiphenyl and diphenylmethane, J. Chem. Thermodyn., 1995, 27, 671-678. [all data]
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Tboil Boiling point Tfus Fusion (melting) point vapH° Enthalpy of vaporization at standard conditions
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