Theoretical Chemistry Accounts

, Volume 121, Issue 5, pp 279–288

Narcissistic reaction pathways: an example of Maxwell’s theorem of geometrical optics applied to the intrinsic reaction coordinate model

  • Miquel Llunell
  • Pere Alemany
  • Josep Maria Bofill
Regular Article

DOI: 10.1007/s00214-008-0475-y

Cite this article as:
Llunell, M., Alemany, P. & Bofill, J.M. Theor Chem Account (2008) 121: 279. doi:10.1007/s00214-008-0475-y

Abstract

Maxwell’s theorem and the concept of stigmatic transformations that appear in the theory of geometrical optics are extended to the intrinsic reaction coordinate model when it is applied to the specific case of narcissistic reactions. https://static-content.springer.com/image/art%3A10.1007%2Fs00214-008-0475-y/MediaObjects/214_2008_475_Figa_HTML.gif

Keywords

Reaction pathNarcissistic reactionChirality measuresChiral pathHelicenes

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Miquel Llunell
    • 1
  • Pere Alemany
    • 1
  • Josep Maria Bofill
    • 2
  1. 1.Departament de Química Física, Institut de Química Teòrica i Computacional (IQTC)Universitat de BarcelonaBarcelonaSpain
  2. 2.Departament de Química Orgànica, Institut de Química Teòrica i Computacional (IQTC)Universitat de BarcelonaBarcelonaSpain