Carbyne vs Carbane - What's the difference?

carbyne | carbane |


As nouns the difference between carbyne and carbane

is that carbyne is the trivalent radical r-c⋮ or any of its hydrocarbyl derivatives while carbane is (nonstandard|organic compound) a proposed systematic name for methane.

carbyne

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • the trivalent radical R-C⋮ or any of its hydrocarbyl derivatives
  • the linear carbon allotrope; composed of alternating (1) triple and single bonds
  • linear acetylenic carbon, a form of the linear carbon allotrope consisting of the form with alternating single and triple bonded carbons
  • Coordinate terms

    (carbon allotrope) * graphene * graphite * diamond * carbon nanotube / buckytube * buckyball * fullerene * atomic carbon * amorphous carbon

    Derived terms

    * (carbon allotrope) silicyne

    See also

    * (Carbyne) * (linear acetylenic carbon) (Linear acetylenic carbon) * (carbon allotrope) ** cumulene ** polyyne

    carbane

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • (nonstandard, organic compound) A proposed systematic name for methane.
  • Usage notes

    * This is not recommended by IUPAC