ⓘ Phenacene

                                     

ⓘ Phenacene

Phenacenes are a class of organic compounds consisting of fused aromatic rings. They are polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, related to acenes and helicenes from which they differ by the arrangement of the fused rings.

                                     
  • linked in a linear chain, but other chain linkages are possible. The phenacenes have a zig - zag structure and the helicenes have a helical structure. Macromolecular