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Effective potential of β-bonds in free radicals

Grela, M. A. and Colussi, A. J. (1982) Effective potential of β-bonds in free radicals. Journal of Physical Chemistry, 86 (25). pp. 4844-4846. ISSN 0022-3654. doi:10.1021/j100222a002.

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An empirical potential energy function which incorporates π-bonding explicitly is able to quantitatively account for the observed stretching frequencies of β bonds in free radicals and the activation energies of their fission with only one adjustable parameter. This approach unifies the overall dynamic behavior of bonds leading to (1) the prediction of stretching frequencies from kinetic and thermochemical data and (2) the location of transition states for radical decomposition and disproportionation reactions in a self-consistent way. The cases of alkyl, formyl, hydroperoxyl, and hydroxycarbonyl radicals are analyzed.

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Additional Information:© 1982 American Chemical Society. (Received: July 20, 1982; In Final Form: September 30, 1982)
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Official Citation:Effective potential of .beta.-bonds in free radicals M. A. Grela and A. J. Colussi The Journal of Physical Chemistry 1982 86 (25), 4844-4846 DOI: 10.1021/j100222a002
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