Is the Azulene is an aromatic compound?

Is the Azulene is an aromatic compound?

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Aarti Gupta
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8 years ago
Azulene is an organic compound and an isomer of naphthalene.Azulene formed from fusion of cyclopentadiene and cycloheptatriene rings.Its an non-benzenoid aromatic compound,and has large resonance energy and a large dipole moment Like naphthalene it is also a 10 pi electron system. It exhibits aromatic properties:
(i) the peripheral bonds have similar lengths and
(ii) it undergoes Friedel-Crafts-like substitutions.

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