Oxygen Chemistry

Oxygen Chemistry

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Oxford University Press, USA

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Oxygen Chemistry

This valuable new work focuses on the remarkable chemical properties of oxygen -- both as an indispensable agent in atmospheric dynamics and as a key factor in the origin and development of living systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195057980
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 09/28/1991
Series: International Series of Monographs on Chemistry Series , #26
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.44(w) x 9.56(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Why Oxygen Chemistry
2. Redox Thermodynamics for Oxygen Species; Effects of Media and pH
3. Nature of Chemical Bonds for Oxygen in its Compounds
4. Reactivity of Hydrogen Peroxide, Alkyl Hydroperoxides, and Peracids
5. Reactivity of Oxygen Radicals
6. Reactivity of Dioxygen and its Activation for Selective Dioxygenation, Mono-Oxygenation, Dehydrogenation, and Auto-Oxidation of Organic Substrates and Metals (Corrosion)
7. Reactivity of Superoxide Ion
8. Reactivity of Oxy-Anions and O2 as Nucleophiles and One-Electron Reducing Agents

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