Reactivity of Sulfur-Centered Nucleophiles Towards Dia- and Paramagnetic Reagents. The Frontier Orbitals Approach

  • Michel Arbelot
  • André Samat
  • Michel Rajzmann
  • Monique Meyer
  • André Gastaud
  • Michel Chanon
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 197)


Considering the large polarisability of sulfur, any nucleophiles centered on sulfur have often been classified as “soft” nucleophiles and their general reactivity has been rationalized along this line.


Frontier Orbital Nucleophilic Reactivity Strain Release Electrophilic Center Thiocarbonyl Group 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michel Arbelot
    • 1
  • André Samat
    • 1
  • Michel Rajzmann
    • 1
  • Monique Meyer
    • 1
  • André Gastaud
    • 1
  • Michel Chanon
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculté des Sciences de St JéromeLCIM case 561 U.A. CNRS no. 126Marseille Cedex 13France

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