Chapter 6. Mass Spectrometry of Nitro and Nitroso Compounds

  1. Saul Patai
  1. Helge Egsgaard1 and
  2. Lars Carlsen2

Published Online: 4 APR 2003

DOI: 10.1002/047085720X.ch6

Amino, Nitroso, Nitro and Related Groups

Amino, Nitroso, Nitro and Related Groups

How to Cite

Egsgaard, H. and Carlsen, L. (1996) Mass Spectrometry of Nitro and Nitroso Compounds, in Amino, Nitroso, Nitro and Related Groups (ed S. Patai), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/047085720X.ch6

Editor Information

  1. The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

Author Information

  1. 1

    Environmental Science and Technology Department, Risø National Laboratory, DK-4000 Roskilde, Denmark. Fax: +45-42-37-04-03

  2. 2

    National Environmental Research Institute, Department of Environmental Chemistry, DK-4000 Roskilde, Denmark. Fax: 45-46-30-11-14

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 APR 2003
  2. Published Print: 15 SEP 1996

Book Series:

  1. PATAI'S Chemistry of Functional Groups

Book Series Editors:

  1. Zvi Rappoport

Series Editor Information

  1. The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471951711

Online ISBN: 9780470857205

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Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Mass Spectrometry

    • Unimolecular Dissociations

    • Collision Experiments

    • Neutralization/Reionization

  • Ionization

    • Radical Cations—Ionization Energy

    • Radical Anions—Electron Affinity

    • Chemical Ionization—Proton Affinity

  • Nitro Compounds

    • Generalized Fragmentation Processes

    • Simple Cleavages

    • Rearrangements

      • Tautomerism: Nitro/aci-nitro Radical Cations

      • N[BOND]O Isomerization: Nitro/Nitrite Radical Cations

      • Aliphatic Nitro Compounds: Cyclization Reactions

    • Hydrogen Transfer Reactions: The ortho-effect

      • Rearrangements Due to ortho-effects

      • ortho-effects in Anions

    • Remote Oxidation

      • Remote Oxidation of Multiple Carbon Bonds

      • Remote Oxidation of Imine and Ketenimine Functionalities

      • Competing Oxidation of Sulphur and Carbon

    • Polynitro Aromatics

      • Nitroadamantanes

      • Di- and Tri-nitroaromatics

    • Nitro-heteroaromatics

      • Nitroazoles

      • 3-Nitro-2H-chromenes and 3-nitrochromanes

    • Annelation Processes

    • Protonated Nitro Compounds

  • Nitroso Compounds

  • References