what are super electrophiles? --Sharun Kanan

Asked by Sharun Kanan | 25th Feb, 2011, 12:00: AM

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Superelectrophiles are defined as cationic electrophilic reagents with greatly enhanced reactivities in the presence of superacids. These compounds were first described by George A. Olah. Superelectrophiles form as a doubly electron deficient superelectrophile by protosolvation of a cationic electrophile. 
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Answered by  | 25th Feb, 2011, 08:54: AM

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