Lewis Acid Nature of SnCl4 and n-Bu2SnCl2 Determined by Adduct Formation with 3-Methyl-1-Indanone

  • MUHAMMAD DANISH Department of Chemistry, University of Sargodha, Sargodha, Pakistan
  • C.M. ASHRAF Department of Chemistry, F.C. College University, Lahore, Pakistan
  • FAIZ UR REHMAN Department of Chemistry, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan

Abstract

Lewis acid nature of SnCl4 and n-Bu2SnCl2 has been studied using 3-methyl-1-indanone. The equilibrium constant has been calculated for both the tin moieties. It has been found that Lewis acid character of SnCl4 is fourteen times greater than that of n-Bu2SnCl2.

Published
Dec 1, 2006
How to Cite
DANISH, MUHAMMAD; ASHRAF, C.M.; REHMAN, FAIZ UR. Lewis Acid Nature of SnCl4 and n-Bu2SnCl2 Determined by Adduct Formation with 3-Methyl-1-Indanone. Pakistan Journal of Analytical & Environmental Chemistry, [S.l.], v. 7, n. 1, p. 8, dec. 2006. ISSN 2221-5255. Available at: <http://pjaec.pk/index.php/pjaec/article/view/156>. Date accessed: 22 sep. 2017.