Capto-dative stabilisation in amino-substituted radicals

Iain MacInnes, John C. Walton*, Derek C. Nonhebel

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The rotational barriers about the C-N bonds in aminoalkyl radicals, H 2NĊHR, were found to be significantly greater when R is an acceptor group than when R is an alkyl group; this is good evidence for capto-dative stabilisation of the ground state radicals.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)712-713
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1985

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