Molecular Electron Density Theory: A Modern View of Reactivity in Organic Chemistry
AbstractA new theory for the study of the reactivity in Organic Chemistry, named Molecular Electron Density Theory (MEDT), is proposed herein. MEDT is based on the idea that while the electron density distribution at the ground state is responsible for physical and chemical molecular properties, as proposed by the Density Functional Theory (DFT), the capability for changes in electron density is responsible for molecular reactivity. Within MEDT, the reactivity in Organic Chemistry is studied through a rigorous quantum chemical analysis of the changes of the electron density as well as the energies associated with these changes along the reaction path in order to understand experimental outcomes. Studies performed using MEDT allow establishing a modern rationalisation and to gain insight into molecular mechanisms and reactivity in Organic Chemistry. View Full-Text
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Domingo, L.R. Molecular Electron Density Theory: A Modern View of Reactivity in Organic Chemistry. Molecules 2016, 21, 1319.
Domingo LR. Molecular Electron Density Theory: A Modern View of Reactivity in Organic Chemistry. Molecules. 2016; 21(10):1319.Chicago/Turabian Style
Domingo, Luis R. 2016. "Molecular Electron Density Theory: A Modern View of Reactivity in Organic Chemistry." Molecules 21, no. 10: 1319.
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