Chapter 1. General Discussion of Organic Fluorine Chemistry

  1. Richard D. Chambers FRS Emeritus Professor of Chemistry

Published Online: 3 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305371.ch1

Fluorine in Organic Chemistry

Fluorine in Organic Chemistry

How to Cite

Chambers, R. D. (2004) General Discussion of Organic Fluorine Chemistry, in Fluorine in Organic Chemistry, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444305371.ch1

Author Information

  1. University of Durham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 8 SEP 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405107877

Online ISBN: 9781444305371



  • organic fluorine chemistry;
  • industrial applications;
  • compounds and materials of high thermal and chemical stability;
  • volatile anaesthetics;
  • imaging techniques;
  • biotransformations of fluorinated compounds;
  • electronic effects in fluorocarbon systems;
  • positively charged species;
  • systems of nomenclature


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • General Introduction

  • Industrial Applications

  • Electronic Effects in Fluorocarbon Systems

  • Nomenclature

  • References