Monk, Paul M. S. The Viologens Physiochemical Properties, Synthesis and Application of the Salts of 4,4'-Bipyridine
1. Edition November 1998 389.- Euro 1998. XX, 312 Pages, Hardcover ISBN 978-0-471-98603-4 - John Wiley & Sons
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Short description The viologens are a class of organic compounds. Their physicochemical behavior lends itself to a wide range of uses such as sensors, catalysis and photochemistry in organic synthesis.
From the contents Introduction and Overview.
Synthesis of Viologens.
Spectroscopic Properties of Viologen Species.
The Structure of Bipyridilium Species.
The Dication: Charge-transfer Equilibria.
The Radical Cation: Dimer Formation.
The Di-Reduced Bipyridilium Species: The Comproportionation Reaction.
Adsorption of the Viologens.
Electrochemistry and Electron-transfer Reactions.
Photochemistry of the Viologens and Solar-energy Conversion.
Electron Mediation, Herbicidal Activity and Toxicity.
Electrochromism in Viologen-based Systems.
Solid-state Conductivity and use of Viologens in Molecular Electronics.
Supramolecular and Self Assembly Chemistry of the Viologens.