Substituent effects on carbonyl bond orders

Shoba Ranganathan*

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The carbonyl bond orders in a series of aliphatic compounds were calculated from computed force constants and bond lengths. Correlation of these bond-order values with the Taft substituent constants of the groups attached to the CO bond results in a linear relationship.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)83-87
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Molecular Structure: THEOCHEM
Issue numberC
Publication statusPublished - 6 Sept 1991
Externally publishedYes


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