Photochemistry of bromobiphenyls: steric effects and electron transfer Academic Article uri icon


  • Evidence is presented that photolytic fission of the C-Br bonds of bromobiphenyls is preceded by electron transfer. The enhanced rate of photodecomposition of 2-bromobiphenyls is shown to result from the release of steric strain in the excited state.

altmetric score

  • 3

author list (cited authors)

  • Bunce, N. J., Safe, S., & Ruzo, L. O.

citation count

  • 22

publication date

  • January 1975