Isotope Fractionation Related to Organochlorine and Organobromine Compounds

  • Hans EggenkampEmail author
Part of the Advances in Isotope Geochemistry book series (ADISOTOPE)


The first studies in which chlorine isotope variations concerning organic compounds were experimentally determined were done during the 1950s. Probably the earliest of these studies was done by Bartholomew et al. (Nature 174:133, 1954a, Canadian J Chem 32:979–983, 1954b) who studied the chlorine isotope effect in reactions of 2-chloro-2-methyl-propane (tert-butyl chloride). In these studies essentially the isotope effect of the reaction.


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