acenes

https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.A00061
Polycyclic aromatic @H02889@ consisting of fused benzene rings in a rectilinear arrangement.
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Source:
PAC, 1995, 67, 1307. (Glossary of class names of organic compounds and reactivity intermediates based on structure (IUPAC Recommendations 1995)) on page 1310 [Terms] [Paper]