Theoretica chimica acta

, Volume 51, Issue 1, pp 65–78 | Cite as

Structure and solvation of nitrobenzene and 1,4-dinitrobenzene radical anions

  • Jens Spanget-Larsen
Original Investigations

Abstract

An INDO method extended to include a contribution from the solvent by means of an effective solvent field (INDO-ESF) and based on properly optimized geometries is applied to the nitrobenzene and 1,4-dinitrobenzene radical anions. The hyperfine couplings and their solvent sensitivities are reproduced within a planar structure of the radicals. The behaviour of14N and17O splittings in derivatives with twisted nitro groups is accounted for with no difficulty.

Key words

INDO method with inclusion of an effective solvent field Nitrobenzene 1,4-dinitrobenzene radical anions, spin distribution and geometries of ∼ 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jens Spanget-Larsen
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Organische Chemie der Technischen Hochschule DarmstadtDarmstadtGermany

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