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Pericyclic Reactions - A Textbook: Reactions, Applications and Theory

ISBN: 978-3-527-31439-3
432 pages
September 2005
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Based on twelve years of teaching a graduate course, this long awaited textbook presents Diels-Alder reactions, electrocyclic reactions, sigmatropic rearrangements plus many more topics in a highly didactic way. Throughout the focus is on the important facts and aspects, with both classical and new examples explained in detail.
The only up-to-date work of its kind on the market, this is an invaluable tool for students and lecturers in chemistry, organic chemists, and libraries.
With a foreword by Nobel Laureate Roald Hoffmann.
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Table of Contents

Molecular Orbitals and Their Symmetry
Electrocyclic Reactions
Cycloaddition Reactions
Sigmatropic Rearrangements
Chelotropic, Group Transfer and Ene Reactions
Special Topics
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Author Information

S. Sankararaman is Professor at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India and his research interests are modern synthetic chemistry, electron transfer reactions and radical chemistry. He has authored several publications in renowned journals and is an Alexander-Von-Humboldt Fellow.
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