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Electron Spin Resonance and Divalency of Some Dithiocarbamates of the Coinage Metals (Cu, Ag, Au)


IN a previous paper1 one of us reported an investigation of the N,N-dialkyldithiocarbamates of the univalent coinage metals, and in another2 the reaction of the compounds in question with the corresponding thiuram disulphides. Several of these compounds are not only of significant theoretical interest but they also play an important part in several branches of practical chemistry (for example, as ultra-accelerators in rubber vulcanization, antioxidants in lubricants, in medicine for treatment of chronic alcoholism, etc.).

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VÄNNGARD, T., ÅKERSTRÖM, S. Electron Spin Resonance and Divalency of Some Dithiocarbamates of the Coinage Metals (Cu, Ag, Au). Nature 184, 183–184 (1959).

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