Phase-transfer catalysis in organic analysis: ultraviolet spectrophotometric determination of alcohols by formation of dithiocarbonates

Albert W M LEE*, Wing Hong CHAN, K. W. Lee, L. S. Au, W. K. Choi

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

9 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

After in situ derivatization to a dithiocarbonate (xanthate) in a carbon disulphide-aqueous sodium hydroxide two-phase system under phase-transfer catalysis conditions, a primary or secondary alcohol can be determined spectrophotometrically 300 nm.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)203-206
Number of pages4
JournalAnalytica Chimica Acta
Volume230
Issue numberC
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1990

Scopus Subject Areas

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Spectroscopy

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of 'Phase-transfer catalysis in organic analysis: ultraviolet spectrophotometric determination of alcohols by formation of dithiocarbonates'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this