Comment on "The Interplay between Steric and Electronic Effects in SN2 Reactions"

W.J. van Zeist, F.M. Bickelhaupt

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We respond to a paper by Fernández, Frenking, and Uggerud (FFU: Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15, 2166) in which they conclude that not steric hindrance but reduced electrostatic attraction and reduced orbital interactions are responsible for the S
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5538-5541
JournalChemistry: A European Journal
Issue number16
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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