The First Picoseconds in the Life of Benzhydryl Cations: Ultrafast Generation and Chemical Reactions

Ultrafast Phenomena XVII, 2011, 427-429 published on
Oxford University Press
For benzhydryl chloride compounds we observe that photodissociation only leads to radical pairs. The typically observed cations are formed by subsequent electron transfer. Reactions of cations in neat alcohols can then occur within 2.6 ps.
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