Aromaticity: Huckel’s Rule

Aromaticity

Aromaticity is the property of an organic compound. Aromatic compounds have high stability. In 1931, German chemist and physicist Erich Hückel developed a theory to help determine if a planar … Read more

E1 Mechanism

E1 Mechanism

An E1 mechanism reaction, also known as unimolecular elimination, mirrors the SN1 reaction and stands in contrast to electrophilic addition. Typically a two-step process, it commonly involves tertiary alkyl halides, … Read more

Formal Charge Calculation

Formal Charge Calculation

Formal charge calculation is significant since it is used to determine the lowest energy configuration among the different potential Lewis structures of a molecule. An atom in a molecule is given … Read more