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dc.contributor.advisorBeckwith, A.L.J.-
dc.contributor.authorPhillipou, George-
dc.description.abstractThe stercochemistry of the perester-copper salt reaction has been investigated with the cyclic olefins trans-p-menth-2-ene, cis-p-menth-2-ene, 3-methylcyclohexene and 4-methylcyclohexene. The results suggest that the ability of copper to co-ordinate with the double bond directly influences the stereospecificity of the reaction and also the selectivity of the t-butoxy radicals. A stereoelectronic requirement in allyrlic hydrogen atom abstraction has been demonstrated by a kinetic and. product study of the perester-copper reaction with trans and cis-p-menth-2-ene. The result are discussed in terms of product and kinetic studies with reference to a new mechanistic scheme which is tentatively proposed.en
dc.titleThe perester-copper salt reaction of cyclic olefinsen
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Chemistry and Physics : Chemistryen
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dc.description.dissertationThesis (M.Sc.) -- University of Adelaide, Dept. of Organic Chemistry, 1973en
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