Lewis Acid/Base Interaction Matrix Database
|Type 18 Lewis Acid/Base Complexation Chemistry |
|Cationic π-System Salts |
|Bonding: || |
Charge controlled ionic complexes which form solvent separated ions in polar solvents so making the interesting π-cations appear ‘naked’ for spectroscopic study.
Species can only be truly naked under high vacuum vapour phase conditions or in mathematical in silico computer models.
|Charge: || Complexes are neutral. |
|Chemistry: || |
Exotic cationic π-systems, such as allyl & pentatrienyl cations:
cyclopropenyl, cyclobutdienyl, tropylium & cyclooctatetrenely cations:
are reactive electrophilic entities that require very non-nucleophilic anionic counter ions, and tetrafluoroborate, [BF4]–, and hexafluorantimonate, [SbF6]–, type ions are ideal.
|Congeneric Series: || Few of interest. |
|Type 18 Lewis acid/base complex (generic)
|Interactions and reactions classified as:|
Nucleophiles & Bases
© Mark R. Leach 1999-
Queries, Suggestions, Bugs, Errors, Typos...
If you have any:
Suggestions for links
Bug, typo or grammatical error reports about this page,
please contact Mark R. Leach, the author, using firstname.lastname@example.org
This free, open
access web book is an ongoing project and your input is appreciated.