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Retention of chirality in electron-induced reactions

TitleRetention of chirality in electron-induced reactions
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2016
AuthorsCheng, Fang, Leung Lydie, Wang Chen-Guang, Ji Wei, and Polanyi John C.
JournalChemical Communications
Volume52
Pagination6115–6118
Date Published2016
Abstract

Two enantiomers were observed by Scanning Tunneling Microscopy (STM) when meta-iodopyridine was physisorbed on a 4.6 K Cu(110) surface. The chirality of the reagent was retained in the products of the electron-induced reaction. Dynamical calculations showed this to be a consequence of the reaction occurring on one side of the mirror plane.

DOI10.1039/c6cc00849f

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