Synthesis of the Isomeric Phenols and the trans -2,3-Dihydrodiol of Fluoranthene

Joseph E. Rice, Edmond J. LaVoie, Dietrich Hoffmann

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The syntheses of 1-hydroxy-, 2-hydroxy-, 7-hydroxy-, and 8-hydroxyfluoranthene, as well as that of trans-2,3-dihydroxy-2,3-dihydrofluoranthene, are described. UV and fluorescence spectra are reported for all five isomeric fluoranthenols as well as for the trans-2,3-dihydrodiol.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2360-2363
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number14
StatePublished - Jul 1983

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Organic Chemistry


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