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UV-Visible Spectra and Photoacidity of Phenols, Naphthols and Pyrenols

Phenols (2003)

  1. Ehud Pines

Published Online: 15 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470682531.pat0283

Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups

Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups

How to Cite

Pines, E. 2009. UV-Visible Spectra and Photoacidity of Phenols, Naphthols and Pyrenols. Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups. .

Author Information

  1. Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Chemistry Department, Beer-Sheva, Israel

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 DEC 2009

Abstract

  • 1
    Introduction
  • 2
    The Thermodynamic Aspects of Photoacidity
  • 3
    On the Origin of Photoacidity
  • 4
    The Electronic Structure of Photoacids
  • 5
    Free-Energy Correlations Between Photoacidity and Reactivity
  • 6
    Concluding Remarks: Evaluation of our Current Understanding of the Photoacidity of Hydroxyarenes

Keywords:

  • proton-transfer reactions and hydrogen-bonding interactions;
  • ‘proton-transfer-to-solvent’ reaction (PTTS reaction);
  • thermodynamic aspects of photoacidity;
  • photoacidity and Brønsted acidity;
  • Förster-cycle parameters;
  • Kamlet–Taft (K–T) analysis;
  • hydroxyarene photoacid hydrogen-bond interaction;
  • photoacid electronic structure