Question

Why is cyclobutadiene dianion aromatic. Aren't the two carbon anions sp^3 hyberdized thus don't have a conjugated-p orbital making the molecule non-aromatic?


Comments
  • Sorry meant to say non-aromatic Keshav commented 5 months ago
  • Hi there! I changed the term from anti-aromatic to non-aromatic in your question. :) Faraz commented 5 months ago