Hypervalent carbon atom: "freezing" the S(N)2 transition state

S.C. Pierrefixe, S.J. van Stralen, J.N. van Stralen, C. Fonseca Guerra, F.M. Bickelhaupt

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High Five! Under certain circumstances a carbon atom can become hypervalent (see structure) and bind five substituents in the trigonal-bipyramidal structure, which is normally the labile SN
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6469-71
JournalAngewandte Chemie International Edition in English
Issue number35
Publication statusPublished - 2009


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