PART 1: REACTIVE INTERMEDIATES.
1. Carbocations (R.A. McClelland).
2. Crossing the Borderline Between SN1 and SN2 Nucleophilic Substitution at Aliphatic Carbon(T.L. Amyes, et al.).
3. Carbanions (S. Gronert).
4. Radicals (M. Newcomb).
5. Non-Kekul Molecules as Reactive Intermediates (J.A. Berson).
6. Organic Radical Ions (H.D. Roth).
7. Singlet Carbenes (M. Jones Jr. and R.A. Moss).
8. Stable Singlet Carbenes (G. Bertrand).
9. Triplet Carbenes (H. Tomioka).
10. Atomic Carbon (P.B. Shevlin).
11. Nitrenes (M.S. Platz).
12. Synthetic Carbene and Nitrene Chemistry (M.P. Doyle).
13. Nitrenium Ions (D.E. Falvey).
14. Silylenes (W. Ando and N. Tokitoh).
15. Strained Hydrocarbons: Structures, Stability, and Reactivity (K.B. Wiberg).
16. Arynes (M. Winkler, et al.).
PART 2: METHODS AND TEMPORAL REGIMES.
17. Matrix Isolation (T. Bally).
18. Nanosecond Laser Flash Photolysis: A Tool for Physica l Organic Chemistry (J.C. Scaiano).
19. The Picosecond Realm (E. Hilinski).
20. Reactions on the Femtosecond Time Scale (J.E. Baldwin).
21. Potential Energy Surfaces and Reaction Dynamics (B.K. Carpenter).
22. The Partnership Between Electronic Structure Calculations and Experiments in the Study of Reactive Intermediates (W.T. Borden).
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