Radical Initiator

Radical Initiator Definition:

A compound with a weak bond that undergoes homolytic bond cleavage with great ease, producing radicals that can initiate a radical chain process.

Radical Initiator Explained:

Under mild conditions, substances that can produce radical species and allow radical reactions to take place. They are mostly used for industrial use, such as to synthesize polymers. As the name suggests, they are initiators of chemical reactions for radicals.