Why is NO2+ an electrophile? It has a stable octet config. N is not electron deficient
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- 17-08-2013 11:44
- 17-08-2013 12:14
Electrophiles either have electron deficient atoms, or a low energy LUMO, or both. N is electron deficient due to the electronegativity of the O atom.Last edited by illusionz; 17-08-2013 at 12:15.
- 17-08-2013 13:16