Continuous flow photocyclization of stilbenes-scalable synthesis of functionalized phenanthrenes and helicenes

Quentin Lefebvre, Marc Jentsch, Magnus Rueping*

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Abstract

A continuous flow oxidative photocyclization of stilbene derivatives has been developed which allows the scalable synthesis of backbone functionalized phenanthrenes and helicenes of various sizes in good yields.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1883-1890
Number of pages8
JournalBeilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry
Volume9
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 17 2013

Keywords

  • Continuous-flow reactor
  • Flow chemistry
  • Helicenes
  • Light-driven cyclization reaction
  • Photocyclization
  • Stilbenes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry

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