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Determination of the basicity of ferrocenylcarbinol

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    The extent of ionization and the basicity of ferrocenylcarbinol in sulfuric acid solutions were determined.

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    The ferrocenylmethyl cation is stable in mineral acid solutions, but forms a polymer in organic solvents in the presence of strong acids.

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Translated from Izvestiya Akademii Nauk SSSR, Seriya Khimicheskaya, No. 12, pp. 2746–2748, December, 1967.

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Nesmeyanov, A.N., Reshetova, M.D. & Perevalova, E.G. Determination of the basicity of ferrocenylcarbinol. Russ Chem Bull 16, 2614–2615 (1967). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00908510

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  • Polymer
  • Sulfuric Acid
  • Acid Solution
  • Organic Solvent
  • Strong Acid