Free radical chlorination [hν, Cl2]

Free radical chlorination [hν, Cl2] Free Radical Chlorination of Alkanes Definition: Alkanes treated with chlorine gas (Cl2) and light (hv) or heat (Δ) will be converted into alkyl chlorides. Free Radical…

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Free radical bromination [hν, Br2]

Free radical bromination [hν, Br2] Free Radical Bromination of Alkanes Definition: When treated with bromine (Br2) and light (hν) alkanes are converted into alkyl bromides. Bromination of tertiary carbons is selective when in absence of any…

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Allylic bromination [NBS]

Allylic bromination [NBS] Allylic Bromination Definition: When treated with N-bromosuccinimide (NBS) and light (hν) alkyl groups adjacent to the alkenes will be converted into alkyl bromides. Allylic Bromination Explained: Under radical conditions, alkanes containing allylic hydrogens enter…

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