Species carrying two positive charges, formally located on tervalent carbon atoms, e.g. +CH2–+CH2 ethane-1,2-diyl dication, +CH2CH2–+CH2 propane-1,3-bis(ylium).
Source: PAC, 1995, 67, 1307. (Glossary of class names of organic compounds and reactivity intermediates based on structure (IUPAC Recommendations 1995)) on page 1332 [Terms] [Paper]
Citation: 'dicarbenium ions' in IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 3rd ed. International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry; 2006. Online version 3.0.1, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.D01695 RISBibTexEndNote