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ERIC Number: EJ918561
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Aug
Pages: 2
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 6
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0021-9584
The Reduction in the Rate of Hydrolysis of Diphenylbromomethane by the Common-Ion Effect
Cameron-Holford, Richard; Ratneswaren, Tarini; Hughes, D. E. Peter
Journal of Chemical Education, v87 n8 p848-849 Aug 2010
Kinetic study on the hydrolysis of diphenylbromomethane does not provide clear-cut evidence for the mechanism of the reaction. The reduction in the rate of the reaction by added bromide ions suggested that the reaction took place by a S[subscript N]1 mechanism. A more detailed study of this common-ion effect, using conductivity to measure the rate of the reaction is described and gives stronger support to this mechanism. (Contains 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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