6. Electronic spectra

  1. C. J. M. Stirling
  1. G. C. Barrett

Published Online: 16 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470771648.ch6

The Sulphonium Group: Volume 1 (1981)

The Sulphonium Group: Volume 1 (1981)

How to Cite

Barrett, G. C. (1981) Electronic spectra, in The Sulphonium Group: Volume 1 (1981) (ed C. J. M. Stirling), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470771648.ch6

Editor Information

  1. School of Physical and Molecular Sciences, University College of North Wales, Bangor

Author Information

  1. Oxford Polytechnic, Headington, Oxford OX3 OBP, England

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 8 APR 1981

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471277699

Online ISBN: 9780470771648



  • electronic spectra;
  • absorption characteristics;
  • sulphonium chrornophore;
  • sulphonium substituent;
  • analogous organic cations


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Absorption Characteristics of the Sulphonium Chromophore

  • Trialkylsulphonium Salts; The Sulphonium Sulphur Atom as a Chromophore

  • Arylsulphonium Salts and Alkenylsulphonium Salts: Influence of the Sulphonium Group on the U.V. Absorption Behaviour of an Adjacent Chromophore

  • Environmental Effects: Influence of Solvent, Temperature, and Counter Ion on the U.V. Spectra of Sulphonium Salts

  • U.V. Spectra of Sulphonium Salts: Comparisons with U.V. Spectra of Analogous Organic Cations

  • U.V. Spectra of S-Heteroatom-Substituted Sulphonium Salts

  • Miscellaneous U.V. Studies Involving Sulphonium Salts

  • Acknowledgement

  • References