Chapter 1.3. Tin, Silicon and Related Reducing Agents

  1. Prof. Philippe Renaud1 and
  2. Prof. Mukund P. Sibi2
  1. Chryssostomos Chatgilialoglu

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527618293.ch3

Radicals in Organic Synthesis

Radicals in Organic Synthesis

How to Cite

Chatgilialoglu, C. (2001) Tin, Silicon and Related Reducing Agents, in Radicals in Organic Synthesis (eds P. Renaud and M. P. Sibi), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527618293.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Universite de Fribourg, Institut de Chimie Organique, Pérolles, CH-1700 Fribourg, Switzerland

  2. 2

    Department of Chemistry, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58105, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 29 MAR 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527301607

Online ISBN: 9783527618293



  • organic synthesis;
  • radical chain reactions;
  • dibenzoyl peroxide;
  • hydrogen donor;
  • tributyltin hybride


The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Reducing Agents

  • Tin Hydrides

  • Silicon Hydrides

  • Comparison between Bu3SnH and (TMS)3SiH

  • Related Reducing Agents