14. Enone electrochemistry

  1. Saul Patai and
  2. Zvi Rappoport
  1. R. Daniel Little and
  2. Manuel M. Baizer

Published Online: 16 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470772225.ch1

Enones: Volume 2 (1989)

Enones: Volume 2 (1989)

How to Cite

Little, R. D. and Baizer, M. M. (1989) Enone electrochemistry, in Enones: Volume 2 (1989) (eds S. Patai and Z. Rappoport), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470772225.ch1

Editor Information

  1. The Hebrew University, Jerusalem

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 26 APR 1989

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471922896

Online ISBN: 9780470772225

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Keywords:

  • enones;
  • lowest unoccupied molecular orbital;
  • electron spin resonance;
  • electrohydrodimerization;
  • pinacolization

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Production of the Radical Anion; Reduction Potentials

  • Electronic Structure of Radical Anions; Esr Studies

  • Lifetime of a Radical Anion

  • Radical Anion Geometry

  • Reductive Dimerization of α, β-Unsaturated Ketones (Hydrodimerization)

  • Stereochemistry of β, β-Coupling

  • Electrogenerated Base (Egb) Properties of Enone Radical Anions

  • Saturation of The C[BOND]C π Bond

  • Pinacol Formation

  • Intramolecular Closure Onto An sp3-Hybridized Carbon

  • Nonconjugated Enones

  • Oxidation of Enones

  • Acknowledgements

  • References