Protonated Cyclopropane, Triphenylmethyl and an Introduction to Carbonyl Chemistry - Freshman Organic Chemistry - Michael McBride - Lecture 27 of 38 - Video-lecture

Video-lecture, Organic Chemistry

Description: Painstaking studies of his "hexaphenylethane" and its reactivity convinced Gomberg that he had prepared the first trivalent carbon compound, triphenylmethyl radical, the discovery of which marked the emergence of fundamental organic chemistry in America.