Activation Energy Diagram

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Ring Flipping of Cyclohexane

Animation using Jmol models

To view a model, click on a conformer in the schematic activation energy diagram shown

Two routes are presented for transition from one chair conformation to another in which axial and equatorial hydrogen atoms are interchanged:

Some of the clickable conformers are specific to one route or the other. Clicking on them will automatically change the displayed animation route if necessary. For the others, set the desired route here:
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