Carbene vs Carbyne - What's the difference?

carbene | carbyne |


As nouns the difference between carbene and carbyne

is that carbene is while carbyne is the trivalent radical r-c⋮ or any of its hydrocarbyl derivatives.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

carbene

Noun

(en noun)
  • (organic chemistry) Any short-lived, reactive species R2C:', especially the parent compound CH2' : (also called methylene).
  • Derived terms

    * carbene analogue

    Anagrams

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    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