Vijayalakshamma, SK and Subrahmanya, RS (1972) Studies in the polarographic and coulometric behaviour of aromatic nitro compounds—III. nitrosobenzene in ethanol, acetone and dioxan. In: Electrochimica Acta, 17 (3). pp. 471-477.
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The green nitrosobenzene monomer is reduced polarographically to phenylhydroxylamine in the pH range 4—9. Though this reduction is known to be a two-electron process, coulometry invariably gives a lower value of n because of the reaction of unreacted nitrosobenzene and the phenylhydroxylamine formed. The green monomer is attacked by mercury in acid medium. In alkaline medium, the green monomer undergoes a change that follows first-order kinetics with respect to nitrosobenzene. The rate of the transformation depends on the solvent. It decreases in the order acetone > ethanol > dioxan.
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|Date Deposited:||15 Jul 2010 05:58|
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