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Nitronium Ion

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  • The following cation, which is a strong electrophile, is called the nitronium ion.

    Salts of the nitronium ion are available commercially.

    eg:

    The nitronium ion can be generated by the reaction of conc. nitric acid with conc. sulfuric acid.

    see also nitro group