carbonium ion


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car·bo·ni·um ion

 (kär-bō′nē-əm)
n.
An organic cation, such as H5C+, having a hypervalent carbon atom and a positive charge localized on the carbon atom.

carbonium ion

(kɑːˈbəʊnɪəm)
n
(Chemistry) a positively charged organic ion in which most of the positive charge is localized on a carbon atom. Compare carbanion
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At pH less than 6 fuchsone is hydrated to give the leucobase and strong acid (1 N HCl) is required to form the carbonium ion which is reducible at the dme ([?]0.645 V).
Relatively high doses of methyl eugenol that overwhelm the most common metabolic pathways have been suggested as the mechanism resulting in the formation of a reactive carbonium ion from the 1'-hydroxymethyl eugenol metabolite (Gardner et al.
At high reaction temperature (>600[degrees]C), C4 hydrocarbons will certainly undergo free radical reactions, as well as carbonium ion reactions on the active centres of catalyst surface.
David Wulfman is a graduate of the University of Michigan and holds a PhD from Stanford University where he did work on steroid total syntheses and NMR studies of carbonium ion processes.
The dynamics of carbonium ion chemistry is the concern of Ted Sorensen.
Using low heating rate, the accessibility of initial fibers for carbonium ions (+C[H.sub.2]OH) is low.