Electron Transfer Reactions in Organic Chemistry

  • Lennart¬†Eberson

Part of the Reactivity and Structure Concepts in Organic Chemistry book series (REACTIVITY, volume 25)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIII
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    Pages 12-19
  3. Lennart Eberson
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  10. Lennart Eberson
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  11. Back Matter
    Pages 227-234

About this book


The subject of the book is electron transfer reactions in organic chemistry, with the emphasis on mechanistic aspects. The theoretical framework is that of the Marcus theory, well-known from its extensive use in inorganic chemistry. The book deals with definitions of electron transfer, theory of electron transfer reactions (Marcus' and Pross-Shaik's approach) experimental diagnosis of electron transfer reactions, examples from inorganic/organic reactants and purely organic reactants, electro- and photochemical electron transfer, electron transfer catalyzed reactions, connections between electron transfer and polar mechanisms, and applications of electron transfer, such as electrosynthesis of organic chemicals, photochemical energy storage, conducting organic materials and chemiluminescence. The approach is new in so far as no comparable book has been published. The book will be of value to anyone interested in keeping track of developments in physical organic chemistry.


catalysis chemical reaction electrochemistry inorganic chemistry metals organic chemistry oxygen synthesis

Authors and affiliations

  • Lennart¬†Eberson
    • 1
  1. 1.Chemical CenterUniversity of LundLundSweden

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1987
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-72546-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-72544-9
  • Series Print ISSN 0341-2377
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