Are the resonance isomers of chlorobenzene tautomeric?

1 Answer
Nov 5, 2016


Not to my knowledge.


Tautomers are constitutional isomers that readily interconvert. The #C_6H_5Cl# isomer is sometimes represented as a cyclic triene, however, each ortho, and each meta hydrogen are pairwise equivalent, with the #pi# electrons delocalized around the ring.