alkyl halide


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alkyl halide

[′al·kəl ′hāl‚īd]
(organic chemistry)
A compound consisting of an alkyl group and a halogen; an example is ethylbromide.
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Table 2 reports comparisons between the proposed modification of the Pitzer method and the Tsonopoulos method for alkyl halides, mercaptans, sulphides, disulphides and ethers representing the class of slightly polar compounds.
Despite the evaluation of ferrocene derivatives as potential photoinitiators, research delineating the kinetics of the charge transfer complexation of ferrocences with alkyl halides has been lacking.
The only notable omission is that there is no treatment of alkyl halides as ligands, even though many complexes are known in which C-X groups are bonded to metal ions (especially when X = F).