• Electrochemical reduction of some benzophenones in molten acetamide at 85°C

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      Benzophenone; molten acetamide; half-wave potentials; Hammett plot

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      Benzophenones undergo a one-step two-electron reduction in molten acetamide containing sodium acetate, both at the mercury and the glassy carbon electrodes. The reduction process is irreversible. TheE1/2 potentials of some of the benzophenones can be fitted into a Hammett plot. Theαna andkf, ho are evaluated and discussed.

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      R Saraswathi1 R Narayan1

      1. Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras - 600036, India
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