A Unified View of Ketone Photochemistry

  1. David H. Volman2,
  2. George S. Hammond3 and
  3. Douglas C. Neckers4
  1. Sebastião J. Formosinho and
  2. Luis G. Arnaut

Published Online: 5 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470133460.ch2

Advances in Photochemistry, Volume 16

Advances in Photochemistry, Volume 16

How to Cite

Formosinho, S. J. and Arnaut, L. G. (1991) A Unified View of Ketone Photochemistry, in Advances in Photochemistry, Volume 16 (eds D. H. Volman, G. S. Hammond and D. C. Neckers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470133460.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Chemistry, University of California, Davis, California

  2. 3

    Department of Chemistry, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

  3. 4

    Center for Photochemical Sciences, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio

Author Information

  1. Chemistry Department, University of Coimbra, 3000 Coimbra, Portugal

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JAN 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1991

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471815266

Online ISBN: 9780470133460

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Keywords:

  • ketones;
  • tunnel effect theory;
  • intermolecular hydrogen abstraction;
  • kinetic isotope effects;
  • nuclear tunnelling

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • A review of reactivity models

  • Unified tunnel effect theory

  • A view through classes of reactions

  • A unified view

  • Conclusions