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Journal of Chemical Sciences

, Volume 105, Issue 6, pp 563–566 | Cite as

Synthetic chemistry via radicals generated by photoinduced electron transfer

  • A. Albini
  • E. Fasani
  • M. Mella
  • M. Freccero
Special Issue on Solar Energy and Applied Photochemistry

Abstract

Radical cations generated by photoinduced electron transfer often undergo a fragmentation fast enough to compete with back electron transfer. In this way, radicals are generated. Examples of the chemistry of benzyl and alkyl radicals under these conditions are given.

Keywords

Radicals electron transfer photochemistry 

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© Indian Academy of Sciences 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Albini
    • 1
  • E. Fasani
    • 2
  • M. Mella
    • 2
  • M. Freccero
    • 2
  1. 1.Inst. Organic ChemistryUniversity of TorinoTorinoItaly
  2. 2.Department of Organic ChemistryUniversity of PaviaPaviaItaly

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