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Chapter 2

Basic Radical Chemistry: General Aspects of Synthesis with Radicals

Radicals are species with at least one unpaired electron, which, in contrast to organic anions and cations, react easily with themselves in bond-forming reactions. In the liquid phase, most of these reactions occur with diffusion-controlled rates. Radical–radical reactions can be slowed only if radi...

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10 Nov 2009
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Green Chemistry Series