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Thermochemistry of Peroxides

Peroxides (2006)

  1. Suzanne W. Slayden1,
  2. Joel F. Liebman2

Published Online: 15 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470682531.pat0349

Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups

Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups

How to Cite

Slayden, S. W. and Liebman, J. F. 2009. Thermochemistry of Peroxides. Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    George Mason University, Department of Chemistry, Fairfax, VA, USA

  2. 2

    University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Baltimore, MD, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 DEC 2009


  • 1
    Introduction, Scope and Definitions
  • 2
    Hydrocarbon-Substituted Peroxides
  • 3
    Peroxides with Single-Bonded Oxygen Functional Groups
  • 4
    Peroxycarboxylic Acids and Their Derivatives
  • 5
    Cyclic Peroxides and Multiply-Linked Peroxides


  • peroxide thermochemistry;
  • hydrocarbon-substituted peroxides;
  • phase change enthalpies;
  • experimental enthalpies of vaporization;
  • enthalpies of isomerization;
  • gas phase enthalpy of formation difference;
  • enthalpy of formation data for peroxides and alkoxyl functional groups;
  • cyclic peroxides and multiply-linked peroxides