without changing your settings we'll assume you are happy to receive all RSC cookies.
You can change your cookie settings by navigating to our Privacy and Cookies page and following the instructions. These instructions
are also obtainable from the privacy link at the bottom of any RSC page.
The reduction of two aryl sulfonyl phthalimides leads to the corresponding radical anions. Surprisingly, that of the nitro-derivative decomposes faster than that of the methyl derivative. A theoretical investigation along with application of the dissociative ET theory to the decomposition of radical anions allows rationalization of this unexpected behavior.
Fetching data from CrossRef. This may take some time to load.