∗ an excellent first introduction to the structure, formation and reactivity of free radicals
∗ examples of organic reaction pathways which utilize free radicals
∗ detailed accounts of the most recent developments within the field
∗ an overview of the varied applications of free radicals within organic chemistry
∗ extensive references to direct the reader to further literature
Written by experienced teachers in organic chemistry, Free Radicals in Organic Chemistry will be an essential text for students and researchers working in the fields of organic synthesis, biochemistry, environmental chemistry, materials science and medicine.
GENERAL CONCEPTS AND BASIC PRINCIPLES.
Detection and Observation of Free Radicals.
Reactivity of Free Radicals.
REACTIONS: CLASSIFICATIONS AND MECHANISMS.
Production of Free Radicals.
Addition and Fragmentation Reactions.
Reactions of Charged Radicals.
Free Radicals in Biochemistry.
APPLICATIONS IN SYNTHESIS.
Functionalization of C–H Bond.
Transformation of Functional Groups.
Free Radical Reactions in Industry.
REFERENCES AND TABLES.