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Unformatted text preview: and radical species. It is suggested that hyperconjugation (sigma-p orbital overlap) is important in stabilizing alkyl radicals as it is in carbocations. C C H C C H + . carbocation alkyl radical sigma-p orbital overlap represented in resonance structures as H-C C H H + H-C=C H + H-C C H H H-C=C H . . stabilization of carbocation stabilization of alkyl radical...
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- Summer '07
- Organic chemistry