Photochemical decarbonylation

  • Alexander Schönberg


Photodecarbonylation processes have not received much attention from organic chemists until recently. In the following chapter only a few outstanding examples of condensed phase decarbonylation processes will be discussed; for a survey on photolytic decarbonylation in the gas phase the reader is referred to Srinivasan [1].


Mercury Benzene Aldehyde Carbon Monoxide Ketone 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander Schönberg
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  1. 1.Technische Universität BerlinGermany

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