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WHy oxygen as a neighbouring group stabilises a carbocation more than S as a neighbouring group??????

WHy oxygen as a neighbouring group stabilises a carbocation more than S as a neighbouring group??????

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Parvez Mahesar
21 Points
8 years ago
It is logical you know the carbocation having carbon atom belongs to 2nd period, so as oxygen does in this case both have proper overlapping of p orbitals as compared to sulpher belongs to 3rd period

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