Photochemical dehydrodimerization

  • Alexander Schönberg

Abstract

Photochemical dehydro-dimerization describes the following change:
$$2RH\underrightarrow{{hv}}R - R + 2H $$
This conversion takes place in the presence of oxygen, carbonyl compounds (ketones, quiñones) or dyes, which act as hydrogen acceptors. Dyes are converted to leuco compounds and quiñones give hydroquinones.

Keywords

Benzene Quinone Hydroperoxide Xylene Diphenyl 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander Schönberg
    • 1
  1. 1.Technische Universität BerlinGermany

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