A note on the transition state of radical addition reactions

D. T. Clark*, I. W. Scanlan, J. C. Walton

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Abstract

An ab initio MO study of the reaction of F1 atoms and CH- 3 radicals with ethylene indicates that the transition state occurs later in the F1 atom reaction and that there is considerable charge polarization in the alkene arising mainly from transfer of a β electron to fluorine.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)102-106
Number of pages5
JournalChemical Physics Letters
Volume55
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 1978

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