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The “chaperone” effect in microwave-driven reactions

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Chemically reactive molecules that are poor absorbers of microwave radiation can be selectively heated by the microwave and can experience chemical-rate enhancement if they are associated (agglomerated) in solution with non-reactive polar molecules that are strong microwave absorbers.

Graphical abstract: The “chaperone” effect in microwave-driven reactions

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The article was received on 21 Jul 2016, accepted on 23 Aug 2016 and first published on 25 Aug 2016

Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC06032C
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2016,52, 11281-11283

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    The “chaperone” effect in microwave-driven reactions

    Y. Wu, J. Gagnier, G. B. Dudley and A. E. Stiegman, Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 11281
    DOI: 10.1039/C6CC06032C

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