Borazine: to be or not to be aromatic

@article{Islas2007BorazineTB,
  title={Borazine: to be or not to be aromatic},
  author={Rafael Islas and Eduardo Chamorro and Juvencio Robles and Thomas Heine and Juan Carlos Santos and Gabriel Merino},
  journal={Structural Chemistry},
  year={2007},
  volume={18},
  pages={833-839}
}
Aromaticity of borazine, which has been subject of controversial discussions, is addressed. Beside a short review on aromaticity of borazine we report a detailed analysis of two molecular fields, the induced magnetic field (Bind) and the electron localization function (ELF). The induced magnetic field of borazine shows a long-range shielding cone perpendicular to the molecular plane, as in benzene, but lower in magnitude. Contrary to benzene, borazine shows two weakly paratropic regions, one of… Expand
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