Illustrated Glossary of Organic Chemistry

Prismane (Ladenburg benzene): IUPAC name tetracyclo[,6.03,5]hexane; a nonaromatic constitutional isomer of benzene. Named for its resemblance to a prism and for Albert Ladenberg, who proposed this structure for benzene in 1869 while working with Kekule.

Molecular Structure of Prismane


Bond-line structure

Ball and spoke

Molecular model kit
A glass prism.