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Table 10 Activation parameters for the atom transfer radical polymerization of alkyl halides catalyzed by Cu(I)Br(PMDETAa) in acetonitrile

From: On the curvature in logarithmic plots of rate coefficients for chemical reactions

Halide a Δu TS / kcal mol-1 σ
BrANb 10 9.69 102 11.90 2.99 10-2 0.45
MBriB 24 2.95 101 18.03 3.29 10-2 0.72
EtBriB 11 1.70 102 11.57 6.94 10-2 0.51
MBrP 3 5.39 103 9.00 4.61 10-2 0.19
ClPN 26 6.11 21.98 5.30 10-2 0.68
PEBr 1 3.00 105 8.71 6.67 10-2 6.65 10-2
ClAN 11 5.01 101 13.97 4.84 10-2 0.46
AllBr 1 8.00 105 9.84 9.18 10-2 5.88 10-2
BrPN 1 2.11 106 6.71 3.44 10-2 7.26 10-2
  1. a PMDETA = N,N,N',N',N''-pentamethyldiethylenetriamine.
  2. b the alkyl halides include three α-bromoesters, four α-halonitriles, benzyl bromide, and allyl bromide. For the exact structures see [30].
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