Visible-light-promoted C-C bond cleavage: Photocatalytic generation of iminium ions and amino radicals

Shunyou Cai, Xinyang Zhao, Xinbo Wang, Qisong Liu, Zigang Li*, David Zhigang Wang

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Photoscissors: Structurally variable and synthetically robust iminium ions and amino radicals species could be simultaneously generated by visible-light-promoted photoredox cleavage of the C-C bonds in simple vicinal diamine precursors under very mild reaction conditions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)8050-8053
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Volume51
Issue number32
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 6 2012
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • amines
  • C-C activation
  • photochemistry
  • radicals
  • ruthenium

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)

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