The role of transition metal ions on oxyhalogen redox reactions

Gilbert Gordon
1989 Pure and Applied Chemistry  
A b s t r a c t -The d e t a i l s o f some o f t h e r e a c t i o n s and i n t e r a c t i o n s o f many o f t h e oxyhalogen species are r e p o r t e d i n t h e l i t e r a t u r e . The formation o f h i g h l y r e a c t i v e , complex intermediates i s common-place i n these react i o n s . However, t h e r o l e o f metal ions on t h e c h l o r a t e i o n by means o f d i r e c t e l e c t r o n t r a n s f e r between t r a n s it i o n metal species and t h e c h l o r i n e c o
more » ... c h l o r i n e c o n t a i n i n g intermediates. I n t h e absence o f t r a n s i t i o n metal ions i n t h e near n e u t r a l pH range, t h e react i o n proceeds n e g l i g i b l y slow. Emphasis w i l l be on t h e r o l e o f t r a n s i t i o n metal i o n s i n one-and twoe l e c t r o n t r a n s f e r r e a c t i o n s i n redox processes i n v o l v i n g h i g h l y r e a c t i v e non-metal species.
doi:10.1351/pac198961050873 fatcat:dxd64sv2rrbtdbkzoyjw3drxay