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In organosulfur chemistry, a 1,3-dithiole is a type of heterocycle. The parent of this class of compounds is 1,3-dithiacyclopentene. The ligand dmit2- is a 1,3-dithiole.[1] Heating solutions of Na2dmit gives the isomeric disulfide, a 1,2-dithiole.

1,3-Dithiole
Structure of 1,3-dithiole
Names
IUPAC name
1,3-Dithiole
Other names
1,3-Dithiacyclopentene
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
Properties
C3H4S2
Molar mass 104.19 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references
Structure of the anion [Zn(dmit)2]2-, featuring two 1,3-dithiole-4,5-dithiolate ligands complexed to zinc.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Niels Svenstrup, Jan Becher (1995). "The Organic Chemistry of 1,3-Dithiole-2-thione-4,5-dithiolate (DMIT)". Synthesis: 215–235. doi:10.1055/s-1995-3910.CS1 maint: Uses authors parameter (link)
  2. ^ W.T.A.Harrison, R.A.Howie, J.L.Wardell, S.M.S.V.Wardell, N.M.Comerlato, L.A.S.Costa, A.C.Silvino, A.I.de Oliveira, R.M.Silva. "Crystal structures of three [bis(1,3-dithiole-2-thione-4,5-dithiolato)zincate]2− salts: [Q]2[Zn(dmit)2] (Q = 1,4-Me2-pyridinium or NEt4) and [PPh4]2[Zn(dmit)2]·DMSO. Comparison of the dianion packing arrangements in [Q]2[Zn(dmit)2]". Polyhedron. 19: 821–827. doi:10.1016/S0277-5387(00)00322-3.CS1 maint: Uses authors parameter (link)