carbocation

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car·bo·cat·i·on

 (kär′bō-kăt′ī′ən)
n.
An ion that has a positively charged carbon atom.

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8) Although carbocations are generally very reactive species, polymerization processes have been developed that enable very controlled polymerization.
The carbocations do not readily form because of the poor electron donating capability of primary carbon atoms.
Most recently, Schrobilgen and his research group at McMaster have developed an oxidative route to carbocations using noble-gas species as oxidants.
formation of carbocations from the deamination of N-substituted
Normally existing for less than one-millionth of a second as "reaction intermediates" generated during the breakup of hydrocarbon molecules, the positively charged carbocations could, under the superacid's influence, be observed and analyzed in a way previously impossible.
KINETIC STUDIES OF CYCLOHEXADIENONES INVOLVING ACID CATALYZED REARRANGEMENTS OF CARBOCATIONS, Jeanne L.
Vinyethers can undergo distinct polymerizations, such as cationic, which is unusually electron rich and forms rapidly polymerizing carbocations in the presence of initiators, such as Lewis and Bronsted acids.
His topics include an overview of acido-basicity, the chemistry of carbocations, base catalysis with examples of its industrial applications, the conversion of aliphatic feedstocks, catalytic reforming, and shape selectivity in acid catalysis.
Deaminatively generated carbocations were prepared by thermolyses of N-benzyl-N-nitrosotriflamide and N-benzyl-N-nitrosopivalamide in acetonitrile at 25[degrees]C.