Journal article

Unexpected dual orbital effects in radical addition reactions involving acyl, silyl and related radicals

CH Schiesser, H Matsubara, I Ritsner, U Wille

CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS | ROYAL SOC CHEMISTRY | Published : 2006

Abstract

Molecular orbital calculations reveal that acyl and silyl radicals add to numerous types of pi-systems through simultaneous SOMO-LUMO and LUMO-HOMO interactions of the radical with the radicalophile respectively.

University of Melbourne Researchers