Evidence is presented that photolytic fission of the C-Br bonds of bromobiphenyls is preceded by electron transfer. The enhanced rate of photodecomposition of 2-bromobiphenyls is shown to result from the release of steric strain in the excited state.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Journal of the Chemical Society, Perkin Transactions 1|
|State||Published - 1975|
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