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Electrochemistry, 3. Organic Electrochemistry

  1. Eberhard Steckhan

Published Online: 15 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.o09_o04

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Steckhan, E. 2011. Electrochemistry, 3. Organic Electrochemistry. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. Universität Bonn, Kekulé-Institut für Organische Chemie, Bonn, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 OCT 2011

Abstract

The article contains sections titled:

1.Introduction
2.Perspectives of Electroorganic Reactions in Industry
3.Syntheses
3.1.Direct vs. Indirect or Mediated Electrochemical Reactions
3.2.Technically Important Processes Ordered by Reaction Classes
3.2.1.Electrochemical Substitution
3.2.2.Electrochemical Addition
3.2.3.Electrochemical Transformations of Functional Groups
3.2.4.Electrochemical Cleavage and Elimination
3.2.5.Electrochemical Coupling
3.2.6.Bioelectrosynthesis
3.3.Organic Electrochemistry for a Cleaner Environment
4.Experimental Factors and Techniques
4.1.Solvent - Electrolyte Systems
4.2.Electrodes
4.2.1.Cathodes
4.2.2.Anodes
4.2.3.Other Factors Influenced by the Electrode Material
4.3.Electrochemical Cells
4.3.1.General Considerations
4.3.2.Cell Design
5.Economic Aspects