Photochemical dehydrodimerization

  • Alexander Schönberg


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.


Petroleum Ether Carbonyl Compound Benzene Solution Pyrex Tube Hydrogen Acceptor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander Schönberg
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  1. 1.Technische Universität BerlinGermany

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