New look at free radical addition to olefins using local reactivity indices

Asit K. Chandra, Minh Tho Nguyen
1997 Journal of the Royal Society of Chemistry, Perkin Transactions 2  
Calculations show that the regioselectivity of free radical addition to olefins can be rationalized by using local reactivity indices derived from density functional theory, such as the condensed Fukui functions and atomic softness.
doi:10.1039/a701705g fatcat:aob7okkgj5cftarkntql23g5ue