A correlation between the Wiener index (W) and the molecular surface of the respective alkane is established for the first time. This correlation is curvilinear and not particularly good. W is only weakly correlated to molecular volume of saturated hydrocarbons and does not reflect at all their surface-to-volume ratio. By this a long-existing controversy concerning the physico-chemical interpretation of W is resolved.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Zeitschrift fur Naturforschung - Section A Journal of Physical Sciences|
|Publication status||Published - júl. 1 1995|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Mathematical Physics
- Physics and Astronomy(all)
- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry