Fries rearrangement

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Fries rearrangement

[′frēz rē·ə′rānj·mənt]
(organic chemistry)
The conversion of a phenolic ester into the corresponding o-and p-hydroxyketone by treatment with catalysts of the type of aluminum chloride.
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Among the topics are effects of surface structure on the behavior of a heating contact line, the mechanistic modeling of dynamic vapor-liquid interfacial tension in complex petroleum fluids, measuring wettability and evaluating cleanliness without substantial cost, modulating the surface properties of reactive polymers by photo-Fries rearrangement, super-hydrophobic aluminum surfaces obtained by chemical etching, and the adsorption of surfactants at hydrophobic and super-hydrophobic solid surfaces.
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