Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 1983, 48, 1602-1607

Basicity of carbonfunctional organosilicon compounds and mechanism of the α effect

Robert Ponec, Jan Kučera and Václav Chvalovský

Institute of Chemical Process Fundamentals, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, 165 02 Prague 6-Suchdol


On the basis of decomposition of the protonation energy resulting from Longuet-Higgins theory of proton affinity, the significant stereospecific effect of silyl substituents that manifests itself in basicity trends in a series of carbonfunctional organosilicon compounds has been analysed.