Exposure of dilute solutions of dimethylsulfide, methanethiol, tetrahydrothiophene, terbutyl and diterbutyl‐sulfides, dimethyl‐disulfide, and diterbutyldisulfide, in freon at 77 K to 60Co γ rays gave the corresponding cations. From the reported ESR spectra, g tensors were obtained. It was found that both sulfide and disulfide cations exhibit the same g tensor: (gmax=2.034±0.002, gint=2.017±0.001, gmin=2.001±0.005). From this result it has been shown that the disulfide cation is planar. This finding was supported by fully optimized geometry ab initio calculations.
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Research Article| September 15 1985
Radical cations of sulfides and disulfides: An ESR study
J. P. Michaut;
L. Bonazzola, J. P. Michaut, J. Roncin; Radical cations of sulfides and disulfides: An ESR study. J. Chem. Phys. 15 September 1985; 83 (6): 2727–2732. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.449274
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