Photochemistry of bromobiphenyls: Steric effects and electron transfer

Nigel J. Bunce, Stephen Safe, L. Octavio Ruzo

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Abstract

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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1607-1610
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Perkin Transactions 1
Issue number16
DOIs
StatePublished - 1975

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  • Chemistry(all)

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