Williams, A. (1994) The Diagnosis of Concerted Organic Mechanisms. Chemical Society Reviews, 23 (2). pp. 93-100. ISSN 0306-0012.
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the concept of concertedness is paramount in all discussions of reaction mechanisms. The criterion that a concerted mechanism has a single transition state and hence possesses no intermediates enables the unambiguous diagnosis of these mechanisms. This review describes current experimental techniques which provide unequivocal evidence against processes involving intermediates; such techniques therefore indicate concertedness. Contemporary evidence is discussed for reactions, such as displacements at unsaturated centres, not hitherto regarded as capable of supporting concerted mechanisms.
|Subjects:||Q Science > QD Chemistry|
|Divisions:||Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Engineering and Digital Arts|
|Depositing User:||P. Ogbuji|
|Date Deposited:||09 Jun 2009 15:26|
|Last Modified:||09 Jun 2009 15:26|
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