Chapter 2. Heavy Analogs of Organic Free Radicals: Si-, Ge-, Sn- and Pb-Centered Radicals

  1. Vladimir Ya. Lee and
  2. Akira Sekiguchi

Published Online: 21 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470669266.ch2

Organometallic Compounds of Low-Coordinate Si, Ge, Sn and Pb: From Phantom Species to Stable Compounds

Organometallic Compounds of Low-Coordinate Si, Ge, Sn and Pb: From Phantom Species to Stable Compounds

How to Cite

Lee, V. Ya. and Sekiguchi, A. (2010) Heavy Analogs of Organic Free Radicals: Si-, Ge-, Sn- and Pb-Centered Radicals, in Organometallic Compounds of Low-Coordinate Si, Ge, Sn and Pb: From Phantom Species to Stable Compounds, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470669266.ch2

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Pure and Applied Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 23 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470725436

Online ISBN: 9780470669266

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Keywords:

  • heavy analogs of organic free radicals - Si-, Ge-, Sn- and Pb-centered radicals;
  • organic free radicals, and open shell species - SOMO, singly occupied molecular orbitals;
  • free radical chemistry - radical species configuration;
  • chemically induced dynamic nuclear polarization (CIDNP) - alternatives to EPR technique;
  • CIDNP effect analysis - radical pair, and short-lived paramagnetic species structure;
  • EPR spectrum of cyclotetrasilenyl radical 2;
  • acyclic anion-radicals - heavy carbene anion-radicals;
  • stable biradicals of heavy group 14 elements;
  • triplet biradicals - featuring two electrons with parallel spins;
  • organic free radicals - class of organic derivatives

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Early Studies: Transient Species RR′R″E•

  • Persistent Radicals (Generation and Identification)

  • Stable Radicals

  • Summary and Outlook

  • References