Reactivity in Chemistry

Electrophilic Addition to Alkenes


EA1. Introduction to Electrophilic Addition

EA2. Cations in Electrophilic Addition

EA3.  Solvent Effects in Electrophilic Addition

EA4.  Stabilized Cations

EA5.  Addition to Alkene Complexes

EA6.  Insertion into Coordinated Alkenes

EA7.  Concerted Additions

EA8.  Epoxidation

EA9.  Cyclopropanation

EA10.  Alkene Oxidations

EA11.  Alkene Polymerisation

EA12.  Living Cationic Polymerisation

EA13.  Ziegler-Natta Polymerisation

EA14.  Solutions for Selected Problems


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