A Study of Elimination and Addition Reactions of Some Organosilones

  • J. Thompson

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy


Although the solvolytic elimination reaction of beta-halogenoalkyltrialkylsilanes has been the subject of many investigations, and several mechanisms have been proposed for the elimination reaction, some aspects of the work had not been covered. In an attempt to acquire more information concerning the nature of the intermediate, a study of the stereochemistry of the reaction was undertaken.
Date of Award1968
Original languageEnglish
SupervisorAnn W P Jarvie (Supervisor) & A. Holt (Supervisor)


  • organosilones
  • elimination
  • addition
  • reactions

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