The reactivity of aromatic compounds toward hydroxyl radicals

M. Anbar, D. Meyerstein, P. Neta

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The relative rates of reaction of OH radicals with a series of substituted benzene and benzoate ions have been determined. The rates show a good agreement with Hammett's σρ relation for electrophilic substitution with a ρ = -0.41.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2660-2662
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Physical Chemistry
Issue number8
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1966
Externally publishedYes

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  • Engineering (all)
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry


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