Organic reactive intermediates - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780124854505, 9780323146272

Organic reactive intermediates

1st Edition

Editors: Samuel McManus
eBook ISBN: 9780323146272
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th January 1973
Page Count: 552
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Organic Chemistry: A Series of Monographs, Volume 26: Organic Reactive Intermediates focuses on the study of reactive intermediates. This book discusses the methods of formation and investigation, factors affecting the stability, and reactions of the intermediate. Other topics include the formation and reaction of free radicals; kinetic aspects of free-radical chain reactions; electronic states and structures of carbenes; and formation of transient carbenes and carbenoids in solution. The intermediacy of nitrenes in reactions; electronic structure and spectra; methods of investigating carbonium ions; and reactions of carbonium ions are also elaborated. This publication likewise covers the preparation of carbanions; factors affecting the stability of carbanions; reactions involving radical ions; and methods of investigating arynes. This volume serves as a textbook for the first graduate-level course, as well as a reference for industrial chemists interested in organic reaction mechanisms.

Table of Contents

List of Contributors Preface

  1. Free Radicals I. Introduction II. Formation of Free Radicals III. Reactions of Free Radicals IV. Reactivities of Free Radicals V. Kinetic Aspects of Free-Radical Chain Reactions References
  2. Carbenes and Related Species I. Introduction II. Electronic States and Structures of Carbenes III. The Formation of Transient Carbenes and Carbenoids in Solution IV. Mechanism and Reactivity in Carbene and Carbenoid Reactions V. Related Species VI. Conclusion References
  3. Nitrenes I. Introduction: Nomenclature and Historical Background II. Intermediacy of Nitrenes in Reactions III. Electronic Structure and Spectra IV. Methods of Generation of Nitrenes V. Reactions VI. Nitrenium Ions VII. Applications References
  4. Carbonium Ions I. General Aspects and Historical Background II. Methods of Investigating Carbonium Ions III. Methods of Formation IV. Factors Affecting the Stability of Carbonium Ions V. Reactions of Carbonium Ions VI. Bridged Carbonium Ions VII. Related Species References
  5. Carbanions I. General Aspects II. Methods of Investigation of Carbanions III. Preparation of Carbanions IV. Factors Affecting the Stability of Carbanions V. Reactions of Carbanions References
  6. Radical Ions I. Introduction II. Formation of Radical Ions III. Methods of Investigation of Radical Ions IV. Reactions Involving Radical Ions References
  7. Arynes I. General Aspects and Historical Background II. Methods of Investigating Arynes III. Methods of Formation of Arynes IV. Factors Affecting the Formation and Stability of Cyclic Acetylenes and Arynes V. Reactions of Arynes VI. Hetarynes VII. Conclusion References Author Inde


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