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Issue 75, 2016
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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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21 Jul 2016
23 Aug 2016
First published
25 Aug 2016

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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