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Advances in Physical Chemistry
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 146585, 12 pages
Research Article

Polyethylene Glycols as Efficient Media for Decarboxylative Nitration of α,β-Unsaturated Aromatic Carboxylic Acids by Ceric Ammonium Nitrate in Acetonitrile Medium: A Kinetic and Mechanistic Study

Department of Chemistry, Osmania University, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh 500 007, India

Received 19 September 2012; Accepted 5 December 2012

Academic Editor: Leonardo Palmisano

Copyright © 2013 K. Ramesh et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

Supplementary data depicts pseudo first rate constants (k’), second order rate constants (k”), and Eyring’s plots for the decarboxylative nitration of α,β-unsaturated aromatic carboxylic acids by ceric ammonium nitrate (CAN) in various Poly Ethylene Glycol (PEG) media such as PEG-200, PEG-300, PEG- 400 and PEG-600. The data are presented at different PEG concentrations in the range (0.50 to 5.00% (V/V).

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