Jacobson and Heintschel Peroxides

Sei‐Hum ‐H Jang, Prakash Gopalan, James E. Jackson, Bart Kahr

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The structure of the peroxides 1, which arise on oxidation of the corresponding triarylmethyl radicals in air, remained unrecognized for a long time. The false assumption that triarylmethyl radicals are linked methyl‐to‐methyl on peroxidation parallels the earlier misconception that triphenylmethyl dimer was hexaphenylethane. R  H, OCH3. (Figure Presented.)

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)775-777
Number of pages3
JournalAngewandte Chemie International Edition in English
Issue number7
StatePublished - Apr 18 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • General Chemistry


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